barefooted

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bare +‎ footed.

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barefooted (comparative more barefooted, superlative most barefooted)

  1. Wearing nothing on the feet; barefoot.
    • 1886, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, H.L. Brækstad, transl., Folk and Fairy Tales, page 278:
      By following the sound I came upon a bare-footed old woman with a yellow dried-up countenance, who was bending down over the pigs' trough, busy filling it with food, for which the noisy little creatures were fighting, tearing, pushing, and yelling, with expectation and delight.
    • 1994, Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom, Abacus 2010, p. 9:
      There were no roads, only paths through the grass worn away by barefooted boys and women.

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Adverb[edit]

barefooted (comparative more barefooted, superlative most barefooted)

  1. Wearing nothing on the feet; barefoot.

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