noun, plural tenderfoots, tenderfeet
[ten-der-feet] /ˈtɛn dərˌfit/ (Show IPA)
a raw, inexperienced person; novice.
a newcomer to the ranching and mining regions of the western U.S., unused to hardships.
one in the lowest rank of the Boy Scouts of America or Girl Scouts of America.
noun (pl) -foots, -feet
a newcomer, esp to the mines or ranches of the southwestern US
(formerly) a beginner in the Scouts or Guides


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