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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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Black" Burton, a man evil-tempered and malicious, had been picking a quarrel with a tenderfoot at the bar, when Thornton stepped good-naturedly between.
Only do I know he is CHECHA-QUO - what you call tenderfoot.
Since starting as a new tenderfoot Scout in 2011, Christopher learned many skills along the way to Eagle.
Since 1977, when the original Star Wars went supernova and started a multibillion-dollar franchise, Hamill has been synonymous with Luke Skywalker, the desert-dwelling tenderfoot who destroys the Death Star, becomes a Jedi knight and reconciles with his villainous father, Darth Vader.
It turned out Piol, a tenderfoot agriculturist, was wrong, as it was ordinary avian flu caused by the sudden change in temperature and an unsanitary environment.
His advancement through the ranks of Scout, Tenderfoot, Second Class, First Class, Star and Life to become an Eagle was accomplished in the minimum time frame allowed under BSA guidelines:
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It was accepted as tenderfoot member of WAGGGS during the 11th World Conference at Evian, France, in 1946 and became a full member during the 12th World Conference in Cooperstown, New York, in 1948.
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Even now, weeks later, it seemed incredible that Exercise Tenderfoot had been only a training exercise--five days of escape, evasion and survival and five days in the prison compound.
He learned quickly, and no one ever called him a 4-eyed tenderfoot the second time.