Definitions

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  • adj. Worn by the feet.
  • adj. Wearied in the feet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Worn by, or weared in, the feet

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Worn by the feet: as, a foot-worn pavement.
  • Worn or wearied in the feet; foot-sore: as, a foot-worn traveler.

Etymologies

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foot +‎ worn

Examples

  • The designers moved on to the dining room, where they repaired the footworn hardwood floors.

    Back to the Future: Could a 1970s house be made modern again?

  • The inside looked a little drab and footworn, though the menu looked okay.

    The Ferrett's Stress Alert Level

  • That house was a tinderbox of memories; it had seen so many parties and Christmases, each one stuffed with relatives and friends chatting amiably, that even the footworn rug or a model of Volkswagen Beetle on the fireplace could spark fond reminiscences.

    A Vaccine For Whedon Syndrome

  • A shame the ending was the worst part, but I can't really blame the film for that; I'd heard the final line a zillion times by other people referring to it, and by the time it arrived it felt footworn.

    Netflix Mini-Reviews #3

  • He mentions the beauty of the viaducts of the old Sud de France, and tells how he bicycled along the footworn side-path of the Paris-Lyon-Méditerranée in preference to the road.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • I do not know why I should have brought away from these two places a peacefulness of mind such as seldom follows a visit to show-places, but the fact is so; perhaps it was because we drove to and from them, and were not so tired as footworn sight-seers are, or so rebellious.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • The path they traveled was an uneven dirt trail studded with footworn rocks.

    The Dragons at War

  • In a voice no louder than the brush of a scrap of silk over footworn stone, Antryg whispered, "The Witchfinders."

    The Silent Tower

  • The corkscrew stairway, broken and footworn though it is, seems infinitely less perilous.

    Cheerful—By Request

  • The soft fitful illumination was reflected in the polished surface of the table and even in the footworn old floor; and the morning noises had begun again.

    Widdershins

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