Definition of Sooners
1. Noun. (plural of Sooner) ¹
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Definition of Sooners
1. sooner [n] - See also: sooner
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sooners
soon to follow
sooner or later
sooner than later
sooners (current term)
Literary usage of Sooners
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of Oklahoma by Joseph Bradfield Thoburn, Isaac Mason Holcomb (1908)
"These people were called "sooners" because they entered the country too soon.* 220. The Most Thrilling Event in Oklahoma History.— Promptly at noon, on the ..."
2. Elements of Government: With History and Government of Oklahoma by John Alley, Frederick Frank Blachly (1920)
"CHAPTER V THE OPENING OF OKLAHOMA TERRITORY; BOOMERS AND sooners The Unassigned Lands Become Known as Oklahoma. — Mention has been made of the fact that in ..."
3. Centennial History of Missouri: (the Center State) One Hundred Years in the by Walter Barlow Stevens (1921)
"But before he went to the House the lobbyist of the anti-sooners came' ... He had kept Mr. Tarsney posted in all that was going on among the anti-sooners, ..."
4. American Life by Paul de Rousiers (1891)
"We usually call them the sooners, or folks who turn up too soon ; the bill ... At first, the sooners, many of whom were, of course, the followers of Payne ..."
5. The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women (1902)
"These " sooners " were men who had surreptitiously entered the strip uu- observi'd during the night and had thus been able to select the best plots. ..."
6. History and Civics of Oklahoma by Luther Jewett Abbott (1910)
"The " sooners." It was provided that any one who entered the new country ... Many were the quarrels between the sooners and alleged sooners and bona fide ..."
7. The Formation of the State of Oklahoma (1803-1906) by Roy Gittinger (1917)
"sooners surveyed Oklahoma City also (Pickler to Noble, May 8, inclosures, S. Ex. Docs., 51 Cong. 1 sess., V (2682), ..."