Bigfeet

bigfoot

[big-foot] Slang.
noun, plural bigfeet, bigfoots.
1.
a prominent or influential person, especially a journalist or news analyst.
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
2.
to assert one's authority or influence (over): lobbyists bigfooting around the Senate; a reporter bigfooted by a senior correspondent.

Origin:
1975–80, Americanism; after Big Foot

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bigfoot

noun
large hairy humanoid creature said to live in wilderness areas of the United States and Canada 
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