afoot

All Adverb Noun Verb
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  • Info Afoot is the debut six-song EP by the American indie rock band Let's Active, first released in 1983.
  • I feel more certain than ever that something of great importance is afoot. Cited from The Secret Wireless, by Lewis E. Theiss
  • He brought her back, but refused to take her to the castle afoot.
  • It is not necessary to say much about the other ways of going afoot. Cited from How to Camp Out, by John M. Gould
  • And when the girls reached the group they learned what was afoot. Cited from The Moving Picture Girls at Sea, by Laura Lee Hope
  • From his cabin some two hours later they set out afoot in the darkness. Cited from A Man for the Ages, by Irving Bacheller
  • The trip down and up can be made afoot easily in a day. Cited from The Grand Canon of the Colorado, by John Muir
  • She must have been afoot since midnight to get here so early. Cited from Wanderers, by Knut Hamsun
  • The dawn of the next day saw them afoot and leaving the rest-house. Cited from Jack Haydon's Quest, by John Finnemore
  • There was a movement afoot to make him a general, but nothing ever came of it.
  • Who would look for her afoot so near the scene of her late ordeal? Cited from The Shadow of the Rope, by E. W. Hornung
  • And so Robert came afoot each night to take her home. Cited from Port O' Gold, by Louis John Stellman
  • There were a thousand other activities afoot in the department at the time. Cited from Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights, Kelly Miller
  • It seems as if some high festival were come, for all Rome is afoot. Cited from Aurelian, by William Ware
  • Then the mother of the girl would know what was afoot. Cited from The Trail Book, by Mary Austin
  • So cried the captain, and in a moment all his command was afoot and active. Cited from Standish of Standish, by Jane G. Austin
  • So he started back afoot the way he had come. Cited from The Laughing Prince, Jugoslav Folk and Fairy Tales, by Parker Fillmore
  • Mostly they came afoot, sometimes holding on to one another for mutual support. Cited from Paths of Glory, by Irvin S. Cobb
  • Plans are also afoot to turn the airport into a domestic airport for larger aircraft.
  • Thus, all those who desire to pass through them must only thread this path afoot.
  • More than once he sent word to Edinburgh that he believed something serious was afoot. Cited from Claverhouse, by Mowbray Morris
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Meaning of afoot

  • adverb On foot; walking
    they went to the village afoot, quail are hunted either afoot or on horseback