Definition of footfall noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfʊtfɔːl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfʊtfɔːl//
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  1. 1[countable] (literary) the sound of the steps made by somebody walking He heard her familiar, light footfall in the hall.
  2. 2[uncountable] (British English, business) the number of people that visit a particular shop/store, shopping centre, etc. over a period of time a campaign to increase footfall
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: footfall