in N Canada (esp. the Yukon) and Alaska, a newcomer; tenderfoot
Origin of cheechakoChinook jargon
nounpl. chee·cha·kos Chiefly Alaska & Yukon Territory
A newcomer to Alaska or the Yukon Territory; a tenderfoot.
Origin of cheechakoChinook Jargon newcomer chee new ( from Lower Chinook čxi a little while passed, then ) chako to come, become ( perhaps from Nootka čukwaa come! (exclamatory imperative) )
(plural cheechakos or cheechakoes)
From Chinook Jargon cheechako.