left-footer

noun

informal (esp in Ireland and Scotland) a Roman Catholic

Nearby words

  1. left-eyed,
  2. left-eyed flounder,
  3. left-face,
  4. left-field,
  5. left-footed,
  6. left-hand,
  7. left-hand buoy,
  8. left-hand dagger,
  9. left-handed,
  10. left-handed compliment

Word Origin for left-footer

C20: from the Northern Irish saying that farm workers in Eire use the left foot to push a spade when digging

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