afoot (adv.)

  1. on foot; walking; they went to the village afoot; quail are hunted either afoot or on horseback'

    afoot (adj.)

  1. traveling by foot; she was afoot when I saw her this morning'

  2. currently in progress; there is mischief afoot; plans are afoot; preparations for the trial are underway

    [ Syn: underway ]

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