Definition of barefoot in English:

barefoot

(also barefooted)

adjective & adverb

  • Wearing nothing on the feet.

    as adverb ‘I won't walk barefoot’
    • ‘Their feet were barefoot; Jude let his hang over the edge while Josie sat cross-legged.’
    • ‘Her hands and mouth were bound by heavy duty tape and she was barefoot, wearing only shorts and a vest.’
    • ‘A strange barefooted slide across the floor is required and my feet keep sticking.’
    • ‘I slid my boots off of my now callused feet, how many times had I trained barefooted in that sandy arena with Master Lin!’
    • ‘It's also amply clear that most hospital staff would rather do without this invasion of ill-clad, barefooted, malnourished, baby-clutching mothers.’
    • ‘I kicked them off and carried them, running barefooted down the road, not even noticing when my feet began to bleed from the rough road scraping them.’
    • ‘To show their enthusiasm for the corporate team, the employees were asked to engage in the ritual of fire-walking - literally to walk barefooted across a bed of white-hot coals.’
    • ‘One customer of Peter Jones told him that she could only get relief from pains in her feet by walking barefoot on a beach.’
    • ‘Some of his hair was also burnt and his feet were swollen, the after effects of his barefooted trot out of the forest.’
    • ‘While I'll normally take the opportunity to kick sand in the face of any barefooted protester blocking my way into the supermarket, I have to admit that Busby commands my respect.’
    • ‘In the second bowl is water for the guest to wash his or her feet; a reminder that in India people walked barefoot.’
    • ‘The most curious thing about these three girls were that they were all wearing pants, and were barefooted.’
    • ‘Care needs to be taken to avoid walking barefoot because of the serious risk of burns to the foot.’
    • ‘Pushing the plate away from his foot, he padded barefoot up to Ronnie's bathroom.’
    • ‘We were both barefoot, my feet buried in the sand as a slight breeze came up from the water.’
    • ‘This leads to calf muscles contracting, making it very difficult to stand with your feet flat, even when barefoot.’
    • ‘The blast at the Sunubar Hotel sent frightened guests of the three-storey hotel running into the street, some barefooted, others with bloodstains on their clothes.’
    • ‘The guys were still soundly sleeping when I crept out of my room in pajamas and with barefooted feet and headed upstairs to work on my hopefully perfect plan.’
    • ‘I'm in my running shorts and my T-shirt, and I'm barefooted.’
    • ‘Then next-door neighbour Mark Stringfellow, 32, went on the roof barefooted and pulled Paul, 15, out of the converted loft, leading him across to the safety of his own home.’

Pronunciation

barefoot

/ˈbɛəfʊt/