Definition of foot wiper in English:

foot wiper

noun

  • 1A person who wipes another's feet; (figurative) an obsequious or sycophantic person.

  • 2Something on or with which to wipe the foot or feet; (figurative) a person treated carelessly or contemptuously.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Browning (1812–1889), poet.