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One who spends a lot of time walking, often as part of their job. That blisterfoot patrols the whole campus—I bet he saw whoever broke into our building last night.

blood blister

1. Literally, a blister that is filled with blood rather than serum. Be careful, I got a nasty blood blister after pinching myself with those pliers.
2. Sister. The term comes from rhyming slang in which "blister" rhymes with "sister." Primarily heard in UK. I've got two older brothers and a younger blood blister.
See also: blister, blood
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.


n. someone who walks a lot: a police patrol officer, a soldier, etc. This blisterfoot puts his hand on my shoulder and says, “What’s the rush, chum?”
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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