footstep [foo t-step] Word Origin noun
- the setting down of a foot, or the sound so produced; footfall; tread.
- the distance covered by a step in walking; pace.
- a footprint.
- a step by which to ascend or descend.
- follow in someone’s footsteps, to succeed or imitate another person.
- the action of taking a step in walking
- the sound made by stepping or walking
- the distance covered with a step; pace
- a footmark
- a single stair; step
- to continue the tradition or example of another
Word Origin and History for follow someone’s footsteps footstep n.
Idioms and Phrases with follow someone’s footsteps footstep
see follow in someone’s footsteps.