3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

flat foot \flat" foot'\, flatfoot \flat"foot'\ (Med.) A foot in which the arch of the instep is flattened so that the entire sole of the foot rests upon the ground; also, the deformity, usually congential, exhibited by such a foot; splayfoot.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

flatfoot \flat"foot'\ n. a police officer, especially a foot patrolman. [slang] [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a policeman who patrols a given region [syn: {flatfoot}, {patrolman}]

2: a foot afflicted with a fallen arch; abnormally flattened and spread out [syn: {flatfoot}, {splayfoot}, {pes planus}]

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