|1.||[ adjective ] with feet flat on the ground; not tiptoe|
|2.||[ adjective ] unprepared and unable to react quickly|
"the new product caught their competitors flat-footed"
|3.||[ adjective ] having broad flat feet that usually turn outward|
"a slow flat-footed walk"
|4.||[ adjective ] (informal) without reservation|
"a flat-footed refusal"
|Related terms:||colloquialism direct|