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noun as in newcomer


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Grant that Boehner is a foreign-policy tenderfoot after two decades of kissing the hem of the domestic Abramoffs.

"Guess I ambles forth and sees what fer a tenderfoot it is," replied Billy, hastening from behind the bar.

Once a tenderfoot came through in the fall of the year, simply for the love of adventure.

The tenderfoot carried two short-barrelled Colt's revolvers, one of which he presented directly at Black Hank.

Three hours later Billy and the sobered tenderfoot pulled into Deadwood.

He made the three hours of Billy and the tenderfoot in a little over an hour, because it was mostly down hill.

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On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tenderfoot, such as: amateur, beginner, colt, greenhorn, neophyte, and novice.

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