|—n , -foots, -feet|
|1.||Also called: splayfoot a condition in which the entire sole of the foot is able to touch the ground because of flattening of the instep arch|
|2.||a slang word (usually derogatory) for a policeman|
flatfoot flat·foot (flāt'fut')
n. pl. flat·feet (-fēt')
A condition in which the arch of the foot is abnormally flattened down so that the entire sole makes contact with the ground. Also called splayfoot, talipes planus.