Meaning of “underfoot” in the English Dictionary

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"underfoot" in British English

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underfootadverb

uk /ˌʌn.dəˈfʊt/ us /ˌʌn.dɚˈfʊt/

under your feet as you walk; on the ground:

The grass was cool and pleasant underfoot.
Many people were trampled/crushed underfoot when the police tried to break up the demonstration.

(Definition of “underfoot” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"underfoot" in American English

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underfootadverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˌʌn·dərˈfʊt/

under your feet as you walk:

The grass felt pleasant and cool underfoot.
The cat keeps getting underfoot (= in the way).

(Definition of “underfoot” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)