footbridge [foo t-brij] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for footbridge on noun

  1. 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.

    Uncovering the Secrets of St. Kitts

    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.

    Watch Out, Paris! Marseille Is on the Rise

    Anna Watson Carl

    July 23, 2013

  • Historical Examples of footbridge

  • But, as the footbridge was approached, his purpose received a setback.

    The Law-Breakers

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • She did not pause for breath until she reached the footbridge.

    The Law-Breakers

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • In those days there was no bridge here, not even a footbridge.

    Dorothy’s House Party

    Evelyn Raymond

  • We slipped across a footbridge over Cedar Creek, and whistled.

    At Good Old Siwash

    George Fitch

  • They rushed for the footbridge and a firefighter blocked their way.


    Cory Doctorow

  • British Dictionary definitions for footbridge footbridge noun

    1. a narrow bridge for the use of pedestrians

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