splayfooted

splayfoot

[spley-foot]
noun, plural splayfeet.
1.
a broad, flat foot, especially one turned outward.
2.
Pathology. this condition as a deformity in which the arch is very low or absent and weight is borne on the entire sole; flatfoot.
adjective Also, splayfooted.
3.
of, pertaining to, or afflicted with splayfoot.
4.
clumsy or awkward.

Origin:
1540–50; splay + foot

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splayfoot (ˈspleɪˌfʊt)
 
n , pl -feet
1.  pathol another word for flatfoot
2.  a foot of which the toes are spread out, as in certain breeds of dog used in hunting waterfowl
 
'splayfooted
 
adj
 
'splayfootedly
 
adv

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splayfoot splay·foot (splā'fut')
n.
See flatfoot.

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