Synonyms of afoot in English:

afoot


See definition of afoot

adjective

1‘evil plans are afoot’

SYNONYMS

going on, happening, around, about, abroad, circulating, current, stirring, in circulation, at large, going about, in the air, in the wind

brewing, looming, on the way, in the offing, on the horizon

informal on the go, doing the rounds, on the cards, in the pipeline

literary astir


adverb

1‘evil plans are afoot’

SYNONYMS

going on, happening, around, about, abroad, circulating, current, stirring, in circulation, at large, going about, in the air, in the wind

brewing, looming, on the way, in the offing, on the horizon

informal on the go, doing the rounds, on the cards, in the pipeline

literary astir