- a very large, hairy, humanoid creature reputed to inhabit wilderness areas of the U.S. and Canada, especially the Pacific Northwest.
Compare Abominable Snowman.
Origin of Big Foot
First recorded in 1960–65; so called from the size of its alleged footprints
Also called Sasquatch.
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Examples from the Web for big foot
Big-foot, you and Curley stay here until the Pinto gets back.
You are to come back and remain with me until your watch, I believe, Big-foot.
Big-foot Sanders, however, had not joined in their merriment.
Yet Big-foot and Tad were altogether too busy to be greatly disturbed by it.
Big-foot, however, had thought it best not to resort to shooting tactics.