Bigfoot definition

bĭgfo͝ot
(US, Canada, cryptozoology, folklore) A very large, hairy, humanoid creature, similar to the yeti, said to live in the wilderness areas of the United States and Canada, especially the Pacific Northwest.
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A very large, hairy, humanlike creature purported to inhabit the Pacific Northwest and Canada.
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(informal, sometimes capitalized) To control or manage forcefully; to exercise authority over.
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(intransitive, informal, sometimes capitalized) To behave in an authoritative, commanding manner.
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Alternative spelling of bigfoot.
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Origin of bigfoot

  • From the size of the footprints believed to belong to it

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • big +‎ foot, relating to the size of its supposed footprints.

    From Wiktionary