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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).
v. n.
2. (usu. l.c.) a prominent or influential person, esp. a journalist or news analyst.
3. (usu. l.c.) to apply one's authority to as a Bigfoot: bigfooting his name onto an article he didn't write.
[1960–65, Amer.]
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Noun1.Bigfoot - large hairy humanoid creature said to live in wilderness areas of the United States and CanadaBigfoot - large hairy humanoid creature said to live in wilderness areas of the United States and Canada
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