Definition of Foot soldier

1. Noun. Fights on foot with small arms.

Exact synonyms: Footslogger, Infantryman, Marcher
Specialized synonyms: Fusilier, Grenade Thrower, Grenadier, Doughboy, Musketeer
Generic synonyms: Soldier
Derivative terms: Footslog

2. Noun. An assistant subject to the authority or control of another.

Definition of Foot soldier

1. Noun. A soldier who fights on foot; an infantryman ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foot Soldier

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foot pedal
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foot soldier (current term)
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foot sweep
foot sweeps
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foot trap
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Literary usage of Foot soldier

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"A foot soldier of the Irish troops; represented always as very poor and wild. и е must supplant those rough rug-headed leerás, Which live like venom, ..."

2. The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society and by Charles Knight (1857)
"The old military spirit of England was again predominant. But, for three months previous to this costly parade, the wily Foot-Soldier of the time of ..."

3. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1900)
"... ace. oí pedo, a foot-soldier. — L. ped-, stem of fes, foot ^T The OF paon is the ... О. V. peon, a foot-soldier, but esp. applied to sappers and miners. ..."

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