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Definition 1: forthright and explicit - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where flat-footed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a flat-footed refusal

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(flat-footed is similar to ...) straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action

"a direct question" "a direct response" "a direct approach"

(flat-footed is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 2: with feet flat on the ground; not tiptoe - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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(flat-footed is similar to ...) having feet

"footed creatures" "a footed sofa"

Definition 3: having broad flat feet that usually turn outward - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where flat-footed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a slow flat-footed walk

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(flat-footed is similar to ...) having feet that turn outward

Definition 4: unprepared and unable to react quickly - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where flat-footed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the new product caught their competitors flat-footed

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(flat-footed is similar to ...) not prepared or in a state of readiness; slow to understand or respond

"she cursed her unready tongue"

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