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ten·der·foot

 (tĕn′dər-fo͝ot′)
n. pl. ten·der·foots or ten·der·feet (-fēt′)
1. A newcomer not yet hardened to rough outdoor life; a greenhorn.
2. An inexperienced person; a novice.
3. often Tenderfoot A Boy Scout of the lowest rank.

tenderfoot

(ˈtɛndəˌfʊt)
n, pl -foots or -feet
1. a newcomer, esp to the mines or ranches of the southwestern US
2. (Other Non-sporting Hobbies) (formerly) a beginner in the Scouts or Guides

ten•der•foot

(ˈtɛn dərˌfʊt)

n., pl. -foots, -feet (-ˌfit)
1. a raw, inexperienced person; novice.
2. a newcomer to the ranching and mining regions of the western U.S., unused to hardships.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tenderfoot - an inexperienced person (especially someone inexperienced in outdoor living)
beginner, initiate, tiro, tyro, novice - someone new to a field or activity

tenderfoot

noun
One who is just starting to learn or do something:
Slang: rookie.
Translations
arkajalkakeltanokkamoponoviisivasta-alkaja

tenderfoot

[ˈtendəfʊt] N (tenderfoots (pl)) (esp US) → principiante m, novato m
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