[big-foo t]Slang.
verb (used with or without object)
  1. to assert one's authority or influence (over): lobbyists bigfooting around the Senate; a reporter bigfooted by a senior correspondent.

Origin of bigfoot

1975–80, Americanism; after Big Foot Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of big-footed

Word Origin and History for big-footed



supposed elusive man-like creature of the Pacific Northwest, 1963, from big (adj.) + foot (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper