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bigfoot

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noun, often capitalized big·foot \ˈbig-ˌfu̇t\

Definition of bigfoot

plural

bigfeet

play \-ˌfēt\ or

bigfoots

  1. 1 [from the size of the footprints ascribed to it] :  sasquatch

  2. 2 :  big shot



Examples of bigfoot in a sentence

  1. <a bigfoot in the field of genetics>



1958

First Known Use of bigfoot

1958


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