Definition of Bigfoot in English:

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Bigfoot

Pronunciation: /ˈbiɡfo͝ot/

noun (plural Bigfeet)

A large, hairy, apelike creature resembling a yeti, supposedly found in northwestern America. Also called Sasquatch.
Example sentences
  • If the Bigfoot creatures across the United States are really out there, then each passing day should be one day closer to their discovery.
  • Miller is interested in the philosophical, social and metaphorical implications that the Bigfoot creature represents.
  • This legendary critter has been known as the Bigfoot, Meh-Teh, and Sasquatch.

Origin

So named because of the size of its footprints.

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