Definition of tenderfoot in English:
noun (plural tenderfoots or tenderfeet)
1chiefly North American A newcomer or novice, especially a person unaccustomed to hardship: the journey is not recommended for the tenderfoot [as modifier]: a tenderfoot Englishman who couldn’t find his way in the woods
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- He loses his tenderfoot status and eventually even becomes a rodeo celebrity.
- He claimed he was a tenderfoot in this operation and was only doing his friend a favour.
- The prairie ain't for no tenderfoot, that's for sure.
Words that rhyme with tenderfootcoltsfoot • goosefoot
Definition of tenderfoot in:
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