Flat-footed

Definition of Flat-footed

Flat´-foot`ed
a.1.Having a flat foot, with little or no arch of the instep; suffering from fallen arches.
2.Firm-footed; determined.
3.clumsy; amateurish; pedestrian; unimaginative; plodding; as, flatfooted prose.
4.Without reservation; without evasion or compromise; firm; as, a flat-footed refusal; a flatfooted denial.
5.With feet flat on the ground; not tiptoe.
6.Unprepared and unable to react quickly; as, the new product caught their competitors flat-footed.
To catch (one) flatfooted
to catch (a person) unprepared; to catch (a person) by surprise.

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