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>

1622

First Known Use of foot soldier

1622


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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