a very large, hairy, humanoid creature reputed to inhabit wilderness areas of the U.S. and Canada, esp. the Pacific Northwest. Also,Big'foot".Also called Sasquatch. Cf. Abominable Snowman.
Pronunciation: (big'foot"), [key]
Slang.a prominent political journalist or news analyst.
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