wearing nothing on the feet

After removing their shoes, socks and sandals at the doorway, the kids were barefoot.

2. adverb
wearing nothing on the feet

She likes to go barefoot in the summertime.

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  • barefoot — [ bɛrfut ] n. m. • 1988; mot angl. « pieds nus » ♦ Sport de glisse s apparentant au ski nautique, où les pieds font office de skis. Barefoot sur l eau, sur le sable. barefoot [bɛʀfut] n. m. ÉTYM. 1988; mot angl. « pieds nus ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. Sport… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Barefoot — Bare foot (b[^a]r f[oo^]t), a. & adv. With the feet bare; without shoes or stockings. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barefoot — O.E. bærfot; see BARE (Cf. bare) + FOOT (Cf. foot) …   Etymology dictionary

  • barefoot — [adj] wearing no shoes barefooted, discalceate, discalced, shoeless, unshod; concept 406 Ant. shod …   New thesaurus

  • barefoot — [ber′foot΄] adj., adv. with bare feet; without shoes and stockings: also barefooted [ber′foot΄id] …   English World dictionary

  • Barefoot — For people with the name Barefoot, see Barefoot (surname). Footprints on pavement. Barefoot (also barefooted) is the state of not wearing any footwear. Being barefoot is regarded as a human s natural state, though for functional, fashion and… …   Wikipedia

  • barefoot — [[t]be͟ə(r)fʊt[/t]] also barefooted ADJ: v link ADJ, ADJ after v, ADJ n Someone who is barefoot or barefooted is not wearing anything on their feet. I wore a white dress and was barefoot... Alan came running barefoot through the house.… …   English dictionary

  • barefoot — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} adj., adv. VERBS ▪ be, dance, go, run, stand, walk ▪ The children had to go barefoot because there was no money for shoes. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • barefoot — or barefooted adverb or adjective Date: before 12th century with the feet bare < walked barefoot > < barefoot boy, with cheek of tan J. G. Whittier > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • barefoot — /bair foot /, adj., adv. 1. Also, barefooted. with the feet bare: a barefoot boy; to walk barefoot. 2. Carpentry. (of a post or stud) secured to a sill or the like without mortising. [bef. 1000; ME barfot, OE baerfot. See BARE1, FOOT] * * * …   Universalium

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