bigfoot

[ big-foot ]
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noun,plural big·feet, big·foots.
  1. a prominent or influential person, especially a journalist or news analyst.

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

1
1975–80, Americanism; after Bigfoot

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Bigfoot

or Big Foot

[ big-foot ]

noun
  1. a very large, hairy, humanoid creature of legend, reputed to inhabit wilderness areas of the United States and Canada, especially the Pacific Northwest.

Origin of Bigfoot

2
First recorded in 1960–65; so called from the size of its alleged footprints

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