Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a soldier who moves and fights largely on foot; infantryman
- a person who does the hard or routine work at the lowest levels of an organization, group, etc.
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A soldier who fights on foot; an infantry trooper.
- One who performs necessary but basic, often mundane tasks.