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.