1. On foot.
We 'll walk afoot a while. --Shak.
2. Fig.: In motion; in action; astir; in progress.
The matter being afoot. --Shak.
adj 1: traveling by foot; "she was afoot when I saw her this
morning" [syn: afoot(p)]
2: currently in progress; "there is mischief afoot"; "plans are
afoot"; "preparations for the trial are underway" [syn: afoot(p),
adv : on foot; walking; "they went to the village afoot"; "quail
are hunted either afoot or on horseback"