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bare·foot

 (bâr′fo͝ot′) also bare·foot·ed (-fo͝ot′ĭd)
adv. & adj.
With nothing on the feet: walking barefoot in the grass; a barefoot boy.

barefoot

(ˈbɛəˌfʊt) or

barefooted

adj, adv
with the feet uncovered

bare•foot

(bɛərˌfʊt)

also bare′foot`ed,



adj., adv.
with the feet bare: a barefoot boy; to walk barefoot.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.barefoot - without shoesbarefoot - without shoes; "the barefoot boy"; "shoeless Joe Jackson"
unshoed, unshod - not shod
Adv.1.barefoot - without shoes onbarefoot - without shoes on; "he chased her barefoot across the meadow"
Translations
حافي القَدَمَيـْنحافي القَدَميْن
bosýnaboso
barfodetmed bare fødder
paljain jaloinpaljasjalkainen
bosbosih nogu
mezítláb
裸足で裸足の
맨발로맨발의
bosbosih nog
barfota
เท้าเปล่า
chân trầnđi chân không

barefoot

[ˈbɛəˈfʊt] barefooted [ˈbɛəˈfʊtɪd]
A. ADJdescalzo
B. ADVdescalzo

barefoot

[ˈbɛərfʊt]
adj
to be barefoot → être pieds nus
advnu-pieds, (les) pieds nus
The children go around barefoot → Les enfants se promènent nu-pieds.

barefoot

[ˈbɛəˌfʊt] barefooted [ˌbɛəˈfʊtɪd] adj & advscalzo/a, a piedi nudi

bare

(beə) adjective
1. uncovered or naked. bare skin; bare floors.
2. empty. bare shelves.
3. of trees etc, without leaves.
4. worn thin. The carpet is a bit bare.
5. basic; essential. the bare necessities of life.
verb
to uncover. The dog bared its teeth in anger.
ˈbarely adverb
scarcely or only just. We have barely enough food.
ˈbareness noun
ˈbareback adverb, adjective
without a saddle. I enjoy riding bareback.
ˈbarefaced adjective
openly impudent. a barefaced lie.
ˈbarefoot(ed) adjective, adverb
not wearing shoes or socks etc. The children go barefoot on the beach.
ˌbareˈheaded adjective, adverb
not wearing a hat etc.

barefoot

حافي القَدَمَيـْن bosý, naboso barfodet, med bare fødder barfuß, barfüßig ξυπόλητος, ξυπόλυτος descalzo paljain jaloin, paljasjalkainen nu-pieds, pieds nus bos, bosih nogu a piedi nudi, scalzo 裸足で, 裸足の 맨발로, 맨발의 blootsvoets, op blote voeten barbeint boso, bosy descalço босиком, босой barfota เท้าเปล่า çıplak ayak, çıplak ayakla chân trần, đi chân không 赤着脚, 赤脚的

barefoot

a. descalzo-a, sin zapatos.

barefoot

adj descalzo
References in classic literature ?
I was born in Carbondale, Illinois, but that doesn't matter--I'm an English countess, doing barefoot dancing to work off the mortgage on the ancestral castle, and they eat me.
She was working in the garden when we got there, barefoot and ragged.
The frost was working out of the ground, and out of the air, too, and it was getting closer and closer onto barefoot time every day; and next it would be marble time, and next mumbletypeg, and next tops and hoops, and next kites, and then right away it would be summer and going in a-swimming.
It is in length three GLOMGLUNGS (which make about fifty-four English miles,) and two and a half in breadth; as I measured it myself in the royal map made by the king's order, which was laid on the ground on purpose for me, and extended a hundred feet: I paced the diameter and circumference several times barefoot, and, computing by the scale, measured it pretty exactly.
Everyone would kiss me and weep (what idiots they would be if they did not), while I should go barefoot and hungry preaching new ideas and fighting a victorious Austerlitz against the obscurantists.
When I was in Kiev, Crazy Cyril says to me (he's one of God's own and goes barefoot summer and winter), he says, 'Why are you not going to the right place?
People no longer trudged along barefoot, wearing a pilgrim's garb.
And when they are housed, they will work, in summer, commonly, stripped and barefoot, but in winter substantially clothed and shod.
Ladd; and to think we can remember the time he was a barefoot boy without two shirts to his back
We ran from the top of the Heights to the park, without stopping - Catherine completely beaten in the race, because she was barefoot.
My meaning is," said Sancho, "let us set about becoming saints, and we shall obtain more quickly the fair fame we are striving after; for you know, senor, yesterday or the day before yesterday (for it is so lately one may say so) they canonised and beatified two little barefoot friars, and it is now reckoned the greatest good luck to kiss or touch the iron chains with which they girt and tortured their bodies, and they are held in greater veneration, so it is said, than the sword of Roland in the armoury of our lord the King, whom God preserve.
The group on the pier was a rusty one--men and women, and boys and girls, all ragged and barefoot, uncombed and unclean, and by instinct, education, and profession beggars.