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Meaning of INSTEP

Pronunciation:  'in`step

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the part of a shoe or stocking that covers the instep
  2. [n]  the arch of the foot

INSTEP is a 6 letter word that starts with I.


 See Also: arch, boot, covering, fallen arch, foot, human foot, pes, shoe, stocking, sunken arch



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In"step\, n. [Formerly also {instop}, {instup}.]
1. The arched middle portion of the human foot next in front
   of the ankle joint.

2. That part of the hind leg of the horse and allied animals,
   between the hock, or ham, and the pastern joint.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: arch, clubfoot, digit, dog, extremity, fetlock, foot, forefoot, forepaw, harefoot, heel, hoof, pad, pastern, patte, paw, pedal extremity, pedes, pes, pied, pug, sole, splayfoot, toe, tootsy, trotter, ungula