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- (to crush, to trample, etc.) Under one's feet.
- The workers were all big, burly, hard-hearted men, tromping through the marsh in their heavy boots without sparing so much as a single thought for the masses of tiny frogs they crushed underfoot.
- In the way; situated so as to obstruct or hinder.
- It would be easier to do a big project like that someday when we don't have a bunch of newcomers underfoot.
under one's feet
in the way — see in the way