intransitive verb see foot fault

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • footfault — UK [ˈfʊtˌfɔːlt] / US [ˈfʊtˌfɔlt] noun [countable] Word forms footfault : singular footfault plural footfaults a mistake that you make in tennis when you let your foot touch the line when you are serving …   English dictionary

  • footfault — noun a fault that occurs when the server in tennis fails to keep both feet behind the baseline • Hypernyms: ↑fault • Part Holonyms: ↑tennis, ↑lawn tennis * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ intransitive verb Etymology: foot fault …   Useful english dictionary

  • footfault — /foot fawlt /, v.i. Tennis. to commit a foot fault. [v. use of FOOT FAULT] * * * …   Universalium

  • foot fault — noun Date: 1886 an infraction of the service rules (as in tennis, racquetball, or volleyball) that results from illegal placement of the server s feet • footfault intransitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lawn tennis — noun a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court • Syn: ↑tennis • Members of this Topic: ↑double fault, ↑break, ↑break of serve, ↑cut, ↑undercut, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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