Simple Definition of foot soldier
: a soldier who marches and fights on foot
: a person who does active and difficult work for an organization or cause
Full Definition of foot soldier
1 : infantryman
2 : a person likened to an infantryman especially in doing active and usually unglamorous work in support of an organization or movement <foot soldiers in the war against drugs>
Examples of foot soldier
foot soldiers in the war against drugs
<he's been a foot soldier for several environmental organizations over the years>
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