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footsore

[foo t-sawr, -sohr] /ˈfʊtˌsɔr, -ˌsoʊr/
adjective
1.
having sore or tender feet, as from much walking.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20; foot + sore
Related forms
footsoreness, noun
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Examples from the web for footsore
  • The others followed him in a more footsore and dubious manner.
  • Visiting four museums in a week instead of one will leave you footsore and confused instead of energized and uplifted.
  • It was knee-deep and lush--rich pasturage for footsore and hungry oxen.
  • The boys were weary and footsore as the roads were rough and hilly, and the day warm.
  • Our job is to be noisy and joyful and footsore and clever and devoted enough to create that reason.
  • There were six or seven bluecoats who got a little footsore and rode with the cooks and drivers, but were not sick.
  • They returned about dark last evening, hungry, footsore and weary.
British Dictionary definitions for footsore

footsore

/ˈfʊtˌsɔː/
adjective
1.
having sore or tired feet, esp from much walking
Derived Forms
footsoreness, noun
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Word Origin and History for footsore
adj.

also foot-sore, 1719, from foot (n.) + sore (adj.).

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