footrest footrest


  • (n) a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person



  1. The elegant carbon-fiber-and-aluminum Scoot combines a wide, scooped-out footrest with rugged, over-size wheels.
  2. If you're also prone to back pain, keep the blood flowing by putting an extra pillow under your knees, or use your briefcase as a footrest to raise your legs.
  3. Injured last October when her neck became wedged in the footrest of a reclining chair, Joy suffered irreversible brain damage.



  1. Talking about the home cinema Wright, who became Arsenal's highest ever scorer before Thierry Henry beat his record, said: "When you're in there, it's exactly like being in an old cinema. Each seat has a square footrest and a holder for your drink...
    on Jul 22, 2007 By: Ian Wright Source: Life Style Extra

  2. "I so wanted to do well for the home crowd," says Toseland. "I was very lucky not to break my wrist, but I did get back on. The biggest problem was that I ripped off the footrest and had to continue holding my leg up. I knew I couldn't make...
    on Sep 27, 2008 By: James Toseland Source: Times Online

  3. "This was a classic example of how to learn the hard way," Schumacher wrote on his personal website. "I had just planned an attack on the bike in front, and had chosen quite a narrow gap to get a good exit curve. My footrest hitched onto the...
    on May 19, 2008 By: Michael Schumacher Source:

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