Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A support on which to rest the feet.

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  • n. A support on which to rest the feet.

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

  • n. a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person

Etymologies

From foot + rest (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • (Though I think the footrest is a bit too far away, and then I remembered that CLAMP does the character designs so all good, all good.)

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  • :) The big plus to having the desk is that it means I now have a footrest, which is one of the things I've been needing, and having a footrest means my lap is flat enough that Lucy came to sit and help me write yesterday while I was getting the keyboards angled correctly and things.

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  • He thought as the older man stepped up onto the footrest of the chair, turned and settled into his arms.

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  • Getty Images Premium economy seats on board a Qantas A380 have more space to recline and a fold-out footrest for extra support.

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  • A middle-aged man with gray hair, a ruddy, thick-featured face, barrel chest, and big, hairy forearms read the paper in one of the chairs, black shoes propped on the metal footrest.

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  • Then she attached accessories such as a footrest and a tray for coloring to make the seat more interesting.

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  • The zipper fastens for security (I have twice had items stolen in flight); the bag will pack flat should you want to pack it on your return (because you had to have that handbag from Prada's Via Montenapoleone store); and because it is soft and pliable, depending upon what you put in it, it will double as a pillow (I know, because I've used mine for this and many other purposes, including a footrest.)

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  • “Tike Tech” is printed on the footrest and on the back of the stroller on the left and right sides.

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  • I have the more expensive climber with the extend footrest and the extra padded seat and back cushion.

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  • Two outgrowths come out from the seat and support the tube-shaped steel footrest.

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