afoot
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /əˈfʊt/
Adverb

afoot (not comparable)

  1. On foot. means of locomotion, walking
  2. On foot. support of the body, standing
  3. In motion; in action; astir; stirring; in progress.
    • circa 1599-1601 William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act III scene ii:
      smallcaps Hamlet: […] I prithee, when thou seest that act afoot, / Even with the very comment of thy soul / Observe mine uncle: […]
Translations Translations
  • French: debout
  • German: auf de Füssen
  • Italian: in piedi
  • Portuguese: de pé
  • Russian: на ноги
  • Spanish: en pie, de pie
Translations Adjective

afoot (not comparable)

  1. (predicative) That is on foot, in motion, in action, in progress.



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