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1. A soldier who fights on foot; an infantry trooper.
2. One who performs necessary but basic, often mundane tasks.
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(Military) an infantryman
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1. an infantryman.
2. a dedicated low-level follower.
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|Noun||1.||foot soldier - fights on foot with small arms |
fusilier - (formerly) a British infantryman armed with a light flintlock musket
doughboy - an American infantryman in World War I
musketeer - a foot soldier armed with a musket
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
|2.||foot soldier - an assistant subject to the authority or control of another|
assistant, helper, help, supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
associate - a person with subordinate membership in a society, institution, or commercial enterprise; "associates in the law firm bill at a lower rate than do partners"
bottom dog - a person of low status
cog - a subordinate who performs an important but routine function; "he was a small cog in a large machine"
man - a male subordinate; "the chief stationed two men outside the building"; "he awaited word from his man in Havana"
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