What is another word for Club-footed?

67 synonyms found


[ klˈʌbfˈʊtɪd], [ klˈʌbfˈʊtɪd], [ k_l_ˈʌ_b_f_ˈʊ_t_ɪ_d]

How to use "Club-footed" in context?

Most of what is known about Club-footedness comes from history. In ancient Greece, for example, it was considered a sign of bad luck to be born with club-feet. Consequently, people with club-feet were often abandoned or even killed. According to some historians, this superstition may have originated from the fact that people with club-feet were often unable to run away from danger.

Today,club-footedness is something that simply needs to be tolerated. Over the years, there have been many advances in technology that have helped people with club-feet move more easily.

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