(formerly in China) the act or practice of tightly binding the feet of infant girls to keep the feet as small as possible. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To foot-binding
Previous Definition: foot-bath
Next Definition: foot-board
Words Near: foot-binding
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for foot-binding
More from
Search for articles containing foot-binding
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Example sentences
Similarly, opponents of both dueling and foot-binding spelled out their iniquities.
One of his first acts was to abolish the custom of foot-binding.
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature