Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of tenderfoot.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • You see, we were "tenderfoots," as far as having had any experience with burros was concerned, or we might have selected a more sprightly pair for our fellow-pilgrims.

    Birds of the Rockies

  • Many of the "tenderfoots" seemed surprised at the lack of local accommodations.

    Fore, right!

  • "This youngster had on one of them cowboy suits such as tenderfoots bring West with 'em; and you could see he was aching to wing a couple of Indians or bag a grizzly or two with the little pearl-handled gun he had buckled around his waist.

    Law and Order

  • "This youngster had on one of them cowboy suits such as tenderfoots bring West with 'em; and you could see he was aching to wing a couple of Indians or bag a grizzly or two with the little pearl-handled gun he had buckled around his waist.

    Sixes and Sevens

  • Aiming to bring artistic perspective, sociological insight and frisky candor to a media subculture branded NSFW or "not safe for work," for Internet tenderfoots CineKink NYC returns Tuesday for its eighth year of blurring genre and gender.

    New York's Naughtiest Festival

  • The beds were made with fresh balsam boughs, and I swear no feather mattress could feel as soft or as comfortable after one has been marching double time through the wilderness; I was sorer and more tired than the most tender of tenderfoots.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • The beds were made with fresh balsam boughs, and I swear no feather mattress could feel as soft or as comfortable after one has been marching double time through the wilderness; I was sorer and more tired than the most tender of tenderfoots.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • Still, when a team — any team, but especially these postseason tenderfoots — blows a 7-0 lead with the corks halfway out of the champagne bottles, you wonder how good it can be at short-term memory loss.

    Game 6 a test of Rays' resilience

  • The beds were made with fresh balsam boughs, and I swear no feather mattress could feel as soft or as comfortable after one has been marching double time through the wilderness; I was sorer and more tired than the most tender of tenderfoots.

    The Curse of the Wendigo

  • It's not as strange as it seems: the macho union of dock workers and Hollywood truck drivers (Teamsters Local 399 on the West coast and Local 817 in New York) also represents casting directors, location managers, and various other tenderfoots.

    Jonathan Handel: No More Sounds of Silence on the Music Composition Front?

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