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Big Foot

or Big·foot

  1. a very large, hairy, humanoid creature reputed to inhabit wilderness areas of the U.S. and Canada, especially the Pacific Northwest.
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Origin of Big Foot

First recorded in 1960–65; so called from the size of its alleged footprints
Also called Sasquatch.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for big foot

Historical Examples of big foot

  • Big-foot, you and Curley stay here until the Pinto gets back.

    The Pony Rider Boys in Texas

    Frank Gee Patchin

  • 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.