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
verb (used with object) 1. to present formally for acceptance; make formal offer of: to tender one’s resignation. 2. to offer or proffer. 3. Law. to offer, as money or goods, in payment of a debt or other obligation, especially in exact accordance with the terms of the law and of the obligation. verb (used […]
[ten-der-hahr-tid] /ˈtɛn dərˈhɑr tɪd/ adjective 1. soft-hearted; sympathetic. tenderhearted /ˌtɛndəˈhɑːtɪd/ adjective 1. having a compassionate, kindly, or sensitive disposition
[ten-der-hahr-tid] /ˈtɛn dərˈhɑr tɪd/ adjective 1. soft-hearted; sympathetic.
noun 1. a novel (1934) by F. Scott Fitzgerald.