Antonyms of adj flat-footed

4 senses of flat-footed

Sense 1
flat-footed -- (with feet flat on the ground; not tiptoe)

INDIRECT (VIA footed) -> footless -- (having no feet or analogous appendages)

Sense 2
flat-footed -- (unprepared and unable to react quickly; "the new product caught their competitors flat-footed")

INDIRECT (VIA unready) -> ready -- (completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress; "get ready"; "she is ready to resign"; "the bridge is ready to collapse"; "I am ready to work"; "ready for action"; "ready for use"; "the soup will be ready in a minute"; "ready to learn to read")

Sense 3
flat-footed -- (having broad flat feet that usually turn outward; "a slow flat-footed walk")

INDIRECT (VIA splayfooted) -> pigeon-toed -- (having feet that turn inward)

Sense 4
flat-footed -- (without reservation; "a flat-footed refusal")

INDIRECT (VIA direct) -> indirect -- (extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action; "making indirect but legitimate inquiries"; "an indirect insult"; "doubtless they had some indirect purpose in mind"; "though his methods are indirect they are not dishonest"; "known as a shady indirect fellow")

Similarity of adj flat-footed

4 senses of flat-footed

Sense 1
flat-footed -- (with feet flat on the ground; not tiptoe)
       => footed (vs. footless) -- (having feet; "footed creatures"; "a footed sofa")

Sense 2
flat-footed -- (unprepared and unable to react quickly; "the new product caught their competitors flat-footed")
       => unready (vs. ready) -- (not prepared or in a state of readiness; slow to understand or respond; "she cursed her unready tongue")

Sense 3
flat-footed -- (having broad flat feet that usually turn outward; "a slow flat-footed walk")
       => splayfooted (vs. pigeon-toed), splayfoot -- (having feet that turn outward)

Sense 4
flat-footed -- (without reservation; "a flat-footed refusal")
       => direct (vs. indirect) -- (straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action; "a direct question"; "a direct response"; "a direct approach")

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