American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having sore or tired feet, as from too much walking.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the feet sore or tender, as from much walking.
- adj. Having sore feet, but perhaps also a certain sense of satisfaction, after walking or hiking too much.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having sore or tender feet, as by reason of much walking.
- adj. having sore or tired feet
“It was plain the notion of footsore penance had taken vigorous hold of his imagination and his love of adventure.”
“We had not rested in almost twelve hours, had eaten very little, and were footsore and thirsty.”
“There is always something about cricket at Scarborough that demands new vigour from a footsore Yorkshire side.”
“Legend by then had fructified Chapman (1774-1845), a footloose (and footsore) son of a Bunker Hill veteran, into a mythic, apple-spreading American nomad of the lonesome frontier.”
“So young was he that he quickly became footsore, and she carried him until Billy perched him on top of his pack and grumbled that Possum was chewing his back hair to a frazzle.”
“I walked for what seemed like miles, footsore and tired, and still had no idea where I was.”
“She returned to her hotel late that afternoon, footsore but energized and excited by all she had seen.”
“It was a man and a boy, and they looked footsore and dirty from the road.”
“But as far as the Dobsons are concerned it is their party and they (like Bush) will do whatever they like with it. footsore discodave310 wrote on October 4, 2007 11: 53 AM:”
“But as far as the Dobsons are concerned it is their party and they (like Bush) will do whatever they like with it. footsore”
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