Definition of afoot:
existing, proceeding, in progress, ended, cooking, completed, underway, abroad, finished, moving, current, immediate, stirring, at this time, hiking, present, forthcoming, marching, walking, alive, modern-day, prevailing.
- "The Shame of Motley", Raphael Sabatini.
Then home to dinner, where W. Hewer dined with us, and he and I after dinner to discourse of Carcasses business, wherein I apparently now do manage it wholly against my Lord Bruncker, Sir W. Pen, like a false rogue, shrinking out of the collar, Sir J. Minnes, afoot, being easily led either way, and Sir W. Batten, a malicious fellow that is not able to defend any thing, so that the whole odium must fall on me, which I will therefore beware how I manage that I may not get enemies to no purpose.- "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
- "The Rustler of Wind River", G. W. Ogden.