footpathnoun [ C ]uk /ˈfʊt.pɑːθ/ us /ˈfʊt.pæθ/ mainlyUK US usually trail
Examples from literature
- A footpath led across to the lonely cottage.
- I walked among the trees trying to find the footpath.
- The district is one of winding lanes and field footpaths so characteristic of the county.
- There is a more direct footpath across the fields.
- They led along a well-defined footpath running through the woods and up something of a hill.