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

Samples where flatfooted or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a flat-footed refusal

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(flatfooted is similar to ...) straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action

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

(flatfooted 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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(flatfooted 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 flatfooted or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a slow flat-footed walk

Synonyms for flatfooted in the sense of this definition

(flatfooted is similar to ...) having feet that turn outward

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

Samples where flatfooted or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the new product caught their competitors flat-footed

Synonyms for flatfooted in the sense of this definition

(flatfooted 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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