a dedicated low-level follower.
A lower-ranking member of a corporation, regime, etc: Goth’s role as an SS officer and faithful foot soldier of the Third Reich is preserved/ filtered through the hazy surmises of the Cleveland footsoldiers (1990s+)
[foo t-sawr, -sohr] /ˈfʊtˌsɔr, -ˌsoʊr/ adjective 1. having or tender , as from much walking. /ˈfʊtˌsɔː/ adjective 1. having sore or tired feet, esp from much walking adj. also foot-sore, 1719, from foot (n.) + sore (adj.).
[foo t-stawk] /ˈfʊtˌstɔk/ noun, Botany, Zoology. 1. a pedicel; peduncle. /ˈfʊtˌstɔːk/ noun 1. a small supporting stalk in animals and plants; a pedicel, peduncle, or pedicle
[foo t-stawl] /ˈfʊtˌstɔl/ noun 1. the stirrup of a woman’s sidesaddle. 2. Architecture. a pedestal, plinth, or base, as of a statue, column, or pier. /ˈfʊtˌstɔːl/ noun 1. the pedestal, plinth, or base of a column, pier, or statue 2. the stirrup on a sidesaddle
[foo t-step] /ˈfʊtˌstɛp/ noun 1. the setting down of a foot, or the sound so produced; footfall; tread. 2. the distance covered by a step in walking; pace. 3. a footprint. 4. a step by which to ascend or descend. Idioms 5. follow in someone’s footsteps, to succeed or imitate another person. /ˈfʊtˌstɛp/ noun 1. […]