foot soldier


noun

an infantryman.
a dedicated low-level follower.

Nearby words

  1. foot rail,
  2. foot reflexology,
  3. foot rot,
  4. foot rule,
  5. foot score,
  6. foot the bill,
  7. foot traffic,
  8. foot valve,
  9. foot warmer,
  10. foot-and-mouth disease

Origin of foot soldier

First recorded in 1615–25

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British Dictionary definitions for foot soldier

foot soldier

noun

an infantryman
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