[ UK /flˈætfʊt/ ]
  1. a policeman who patrols a given region
  2. a foot afflicted with a fallen arch; abnormally flattened and spread out
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How To Use flatfoot In A Sentence

  • The flatfoot takes Fred's side, since Fred looks like a big shot, though Fred only wants to smooth things over.
  • With the single-step and double-step run, it's all about being on the balls of your feet and not being flatfooted. The Sun
  • The Wife and Daughter, frightened as they are, raise their heads uppishly and follow flatfooted, sustained by a sense of their Sunday clothes and social consequence. Back to Methuselah
  • The cops investigating the ‘love killer’ aren't the hard-bitten, cynical flatfoots one expects in a noir.
  • Avoid being flatfooted and adopt a heel-toe action to your stride. The Sun
  • He was flatfooted, knock-kneed and didn't remotely move his hips, just waved his arms like a lamppost. The Sun
  • You may experience pain on your inner ankle and gradually lose the inner arch on the bottom of your foot, leading to flatfoot.
  • It does not require a platoon of flatfoots to make discreet inquiries.
  • But thanks to the flatfooted regime of the 1930s, means testing remains anathema. Times, Sunday Times
  • It's illegal, of course, but Benny keeps it in operation by greasing the palms of the local flatfoots, a maneuver which takes no small amount of dexterity.
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