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Noun: foot soldier  fût sówl-ju(r)
  1. Fights on foot with small arms
    - infantryman, marcher, footslogger
  2. An assistant subject to the authority or control of another
    - subordinate, subsidiary, underling, understrapper [informal]

Derived forms: foot soldiers

Type of: aid, assistant, help, helper, pongo [Brit, informal], soldier, supporter

Encyclopedia: Foot soldier