Definition of Tenderfoots

1. Noun. (plural of tenderfoot) ¹



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Definition of Tenderfoots

1. tenderfoot [n] - See also: tenderfoot

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenderfoots

tendenz
tendenzen
tender
tender-hearted
tender lines
tender loving care
tender offer
tender points
tender zones
tendered
tenderer
tenderers
tenderest
tenderfeet
tenderfoot
tenderfoots (current term)
tendergreen
tenderhearted
tenderheartedly
tenderheartedness
tenderheartednesses
tendering
tenderisation
tenderise
tenderised
tenderiser
tenderisers
tenderises
tenderising
tenderization

Literary usage of Tenderfoots

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1890)
"... the population is increasing very rapidly, and all the tenderfoots settling and making homes in Southern California bring with them their cherry tooth. ..."

2. Panama: The Canal, the Country, and the People by Arthur Bullard (1911)
"Two tenderfoots ought to be able to make a two weeks trip on less than five dollars a day. Unless they can speak Spanish fluently, they should hire a "boss" ..."

3. Klondike: The Chicago Record's Book for Gold Seekers (1897)
"... but he had succeeded in getting only four helpers, every one else being bent on getting ground of his own. "Two young 'tenderfoots' ..."

4. Outing (1892)
"There are four of us " tenderfoots." Our guide, Charlie Smith, a half - breed Choctaw, formerly scout for the Texas Rangers, who was born in the saddle, ..."

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