from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. shaped in the form of a foot


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  • It includes a collapsed volcano so large that nobody knows where the centre is.9 Relaxing spasKowloon's streets are hung with foot-shaped signs advertising reflexology treatments and, after a day's sightseeing, pampering treatments are very welcome.

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  • As instructed by a purring, automated female voice, I stood on two foot-shaped placeholders, grasped the handles placed at briefcase level, and clicked the trigger.

    Designed By a Digital Hand

  • A last is the nylon, foot-shaped form around which a shoe is built.

    Tech Feature – Giro launches full line of cycling shoes

  • Founded by Auberon Waugh 17 years ago, its hall of hot-faced shame includes John Updike, who won a lifetime achievement award, and Sebastian Faulks who, along with Tom Wolfe and last year's victor, Jonathan Littell, declined to claim the foot-shaped trophy in person.

    Thanks to the Bad Sex Award, we know what good sex is

  • It wasn't foot-shaped, but it wasn't the peg she'd expected; it seemed to be the narrow end of a fat cone, which was interesting.

    Elephant in the City

  • The students mark their progress in foot-shaped tokens they get every few miles.

    Alaska gym teacher doesn't let elements stop exercise

  • Tesco PLC, the U. K.-based grocery retailer, last year began putting foot-shaped labels on products such as laundry detergent and orange juice.

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  • She squeezed the foot-shaped lump at the end of the bed.


  • What if those prints are created by foot-shaped monsters that mate for life, and therefore always hop around in pairs?

    close encounters of the imaginary kind

  • I've wanted to for a while, and when I saw a foot-shaped cutter in my bread baking store I had that thing at the counter before you could blink.

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