foot soldier

noun

Definition of foot soldier

  1. 1 :  infantryman

  2. 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 in a Sentence

  1. foot soldiers in the war against drugs

  2. he's been a foot soldier for several environmental organizations over the years

First Known Use of foot soldier

1587


FOOT SOLDIER Defined for English Language Learners

foot soldier

noun

Definition of foot soldier for English Language Learners

  • : a soldier who marches and fights on foot

  • : a person who does active and difficult work for an organization or cause


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