foot·​drag·​ger ˈfu̇t-ˌdra-gər How to pronounce footdragger (audio)
: one who engages in foot-dragging

Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of footdragger was in 1946

Dictionary Entries Near footdragger

Cite this Entry

“Footdragger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!