Definition of footback in English:

footback

noun

rare
  • Travelling on foot; walking. Chiefly in "on footback": on foot; by walking; compare "afoot-back".

adjective

rare
  • Of a person: that travels on foot. Also of travel, a journey, etc.: made on foot; characterized by walking.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Nashe (d. c1601), writer. From foot + back, punningly after horseback [adverb].

Pronunciation

footback

/ˈfʊtbak/