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A very large, hairy, humanlike creature purported to inhabit the Pacific Northwest and Canada. Also called Sasquatch.
[From the size of the footprints believed to belong to it.]
(Journalism & Publishing) US and Canadian a well-known reporter
n., pl. -feet (for 2).
2. (usu. l.c.) a prominent or influential person, esp. a journalist or news analyst.v.t.
3. (usu. l.c.) to apply one's authority to as a Bigfoot: bigfooting his name onto an article he didn't write.