Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A physical deformity characterized by abnormally flat and turned-out feet.
  • noun A foot so affected.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A broad flat foot turned more or less outward.
  • Having splay-feet; splay-footed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having a splayfoot or splayfeet.
  • noun A foot that is abnormally flattened and spread out; flat foot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A deformity in which the feet are abnormally flat and turned outwards
  • noun Such a foot

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

  • noun a foot afflicted with a fallen arch; abnormally flattened and spread out
  • adjective having feet that turn outward

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Examples

  • The other: a slender splayfoot chair of glossy cane curves, placed directly opposite the former, its frame from top to seat and from seat to base being varnished dark brown, its seat being a bright circle of white plaited rush.

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  • The Conformation class discusses conformation types such as base wide, splayfoot, cow hocked, narrow hips, buck kneed, standing under, straight behind, and camped behind.

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  • The Conformation class discusses conformation types such as base wide, splayfoot, cow hocked, narrow hips, buck kneed, standing under, straight behind, and camped behind.

    You’re Certifiable

  • The other: a slender splayfoot chair of glossy cane curves, placed directly opposite the former, its frame from top to seat and from seat to base being varnished dark brown, its seat being a bright circle of white plaited rush.

    Ulysses

  • Mr.. Tiddy, to have his gentle tenor crushed to death in a glee by the heavy splayfoot of Mr. Tiddy's manly bass -- the thought was insufferable!

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  • Fallen (collapsed) arches and splayfoot caused by general foot stress and strain are other common complaints among walkers and hikers.

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  • In the cases of bunions, fallen arches, and splayfoot wearing adjustable supportive orthotics with metatarsal pads can help relieve pain that may occur while hiking and walking.

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  • Fallen (collapsed) arches and splayfoot caused by general foot stress and strain are other common complaints among walkers and hikers.

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  • Alpha Orthotics relieves mid-foot pain caused by general foot stress and strain, splayfoot, fallen arches, mid-foot arthritis, and stress fractures.

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  • Alpha Orthotics relieves mid-foot pain caused by general foot stress and strain, splayfoot, fallen arches, mid-foot arthritis, and stress fractures.

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