Definition of "footfall" []

  • See footstep. (noun)

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Use "footfall" in a sentence
  • "a painful and solitary business through "that solitary land of the individual experience, in which no fellow footfall is ever heard", as it says in the first epigraph in The Aunt's"
  • "The registered footfall, which is the number of visitors, for last year was more than 583 million, 60 percent of them women."
  • "His footfall was a feathery thing that carried him like a shadow to the door."