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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The sound of a step of someone walking.

Usage examples (39)
  • Her footfall is the lightest, her laugh the merriest in the house.
  • His footfall was a feathery thing that carried him like a shadow to the door.
  • The registered footfall, which is the number of visitors, for last year was more than 583 million, 60 percent of them women.
  • The footfall is a light one, but distinct enough for them to tell, that whoever makes it is continuing on towards them, though yet unseen. for more
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