What does the word footstep mean?

Usage examples for footstep

  1. She has large grey- blue eyes with a look of constant waiting in them- a habit of looking up at the open door at the sound of every footstep. – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. There was further conversation, and Theron more or less knew that he was bearing a part in it, but his whole mind seemed concentrated, in a sort of delicious terror, upon the wonderful experience to which every footstep brought him nearer. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  3. She seemed to be suspended above it; yet she was running at reckless speed, dimly aware of the consequences of a misjudged footstep, but fearful only of being overtaken. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach