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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
References in classic literature ?
"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. His hands are soft, just like hers.
"Don' pick me up fer no tenderfoot. When yeh tackles me yeh tackles one of deh bes' men in deh city.
While not being familiar with Scouts when he joined, Mason has ranked up over the years from Tenderfoot Scout to an Eagle Scout.
Each has reason to think they have a chance -- as much chance, anyway, as the tenderfoot Republican who jumped into that party's presidential primaries in 2015.
When Rodney Mason is hired by a tenderfoot banker to help his sister, Lynette Brooks, who as the editor of the local newspaper is trying to fight wholesale corruption, it seems like just another job.
I was a tenderfoot first grader at Padre Faura when I first learned to sing the "Land of the Morning" (in English because our grade school principal Fr.
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.
Tenderfoot" first appeared in the Fort Walsh Gazette in 1882 and was copied by other western newspapers.)
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:
The new Frontline Brand Logo deftly depicts the journey of the brand from being an innerwear tenderfoot to one of the most popular brands in the country.