Part of speech: noun

A step; football; footprint.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Rex Beach.