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How to Pronounce footsteps?

Correct pronunciation for the word "footsteps" is [fˈʊtstɛps], [fˈʊtstɛps], [f_ˈʊ_t_s_t_ɛ_p_s].

"Footsteps" in context

Footsteps are one of the most recognizable sounds in the world. They are a sign of life, someone or something moving and progressing through their environment. Footsteps can also cause emotions, apprehension, excitement, or anticipation depending on the circumstances. In some cultures and religions, footsteps are associated with specific gods or gods on their journey, rainbows and good luck. It is thought that in these societies the sound of footsteps carries a spiritual power to ward off evil and bring good fortune.

Footsteps in a rural setting sound different than those in an urban setting.

What are similar-sounding words for footsteps?

Usage over time for footsteps:

This graph shows how "footsteps" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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