noun Date: 1861 a support for the feet

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  • footrest — [foot′rest΄] n. a support to rest the feet on …   English World dictionary

  • footrest — UK [ˈfʊtˌrest] / US noun [countable] Word forms footrest : singular footrest plural footrests a part of a chair or vehicle that supports your feet …   English dictionary

  • footrest — /ˈfʊtrɛst/ (say footrest) noun a low bench or stool used to support one s feet …   Australian English dictionary

  • footrest — /foot rest /, n. a support for a person s feet, as an attachment to a barber s chair or a dentist s chair. [1860 65; FOOT + REST1] * * * …   Universalium

  • footrest — noun A support on which to rest the feet …   Wiktionary

  • footrest — Synonyms and related words: doorstep, foothold, footing, footplate, footrail, footstep, hold, locus standi, perch, purchase, rest, riser, round, rundle, rung, scale, spoke, stair, stance, stand, standing, standing place, stave, step, step stool,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • footrest — foot|rest [ˈfut rest] n something that supports your feet when you are sitting, for example a small piece of furniture or the part of a ↑motorcycle where you put your feet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • footrest — foot|rest [ fut,rest ] noun count a part of a chair or vehicle that supports your feet …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • footrest — n. low stool or cushion for the feet, footstool …   English contemporary dictionary

  • footrest — noun a support for the feet, used when sitting …   English new terms dictionary

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