footsore

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Etymology[edit]

foot +‎ sore

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footsore (comparative more footsore, superlative most footsore)

  1. Having sore feet, but perhaps also a certain sense of satisfaction, after walking or hiking too much.
    • 1899 Feb, Joseph Conrad, “The Heart of Darkness”, in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, page 219:
      A quarrelsome band of footsore sulky niggers trod on the heels of the donkey.

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