footbridge [foo t-brij] ExamplesWord Originnoun
- a bridge intended for pedestrians only.
Origin of footbridge First recorded in 1325–75, footbridge is from the Middle English word fotbrigge. See foot, bridge1 Related Words for footbridge viaduct, footbridge, walkway, span, skyway Examples from the Web for footbridge Contemporary Examples of footbridge
He remembered a footbridge the other volunteers had guessed at.
Debra A. Klein
June 21, 2014
In a clever twist of new-meets-old, the MuCEM is connected to the nearby 17th-century Fort St. Jean by footbridge.
Anna Watson Carl
July 23, 2013
Historical Examples of footbridge
But, as the footbridge was approached, his purpose received a setback.
She did not pause for breath until she reached the footbridge.
In those days there was no bridge here, not even a footbridge.
We slipped across a footbridge over Cedar Creek, and whistled.
They rushed for the footbridge and a firefighter blocked their way.
British Dictionary definitions for footbridge footbridge noun
- a narrow bridge for the use of pedestrians