MEANING: adjective:
1. Clumsy; unimaginative; uninspired.
2. Forthright.
3. Unprepared.
4. Uncompromising.
5. Having the arch of the foot flattened so the entire sole touches the ground.

ETYMOLOGY: From flat, from Old Norse flatr + foot, from Old English fot. Earliest documented use: 1601. (A flatfoot is not necessarily flatfooted.

FATFOOTED - bloated and edematous from the ankle down

FEATFOOTED - world's-record-holder in the 100-meter dash

FLATFOOLED - convinced he was in the wrong apartment