Definition of Footer

1. Noun. (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in feet. "His yacht is a 60-footer"

Language type: Combining Form
Generic synonyms: Linear Measure, Linear Unit



2. Noun. A person who travels by foot.

3. Noun. A printed note placed below the text on a printed page.
Exact synonyms: Footnote
Generic synonyms: Annotation, Notation, Note
Derivative terms: Footnote

Definition of Footer

1. Noun. (computing) A line of information printed at the bottom of a page as identification of the document (compare foot, 8). ¹

2. Noun. (''in combination'') something that is a stated number of feet in some dimension - such as a six-footer. ¹

3. Noun. (''in combination'') someone who has a preference for a certain foot - such as right-footer/left-footer ¹

4. Noun. (chiefly British slang) football / soccer. ¹

5. Verb. (Ireland) (slang) To meddle with or pass time without accomplishing anything meaningful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Footer

1. one that walks [n -S] - See also: walks

Lexicographical Neighbors of Footer

footboys
footbrake
footbreadth
footbridge
footbridges
footcandle
footcare
footcloth
footcloths
footdragger
footdraggers
footdragging
footdraggings
footed
footedness
footer (current term)
footered
footering
footers
footfall
footfalls
footfault
footfaulted
footfaulting
footfaults

Literary usage of Footer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1911)
"I am sending you photos of the Viper and also the 12- footer. ... I might be able to send you an order for two 6o-hp en- Tw»lv»-footer At 19,\ Miles per ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Henry Charles Howard Suffolk, Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo (1897)
"Trig—[5tv footer.] Turning the jack—" Means a player doing any palpable act to indicate that he claims the game to be up as the bowls then lie, ..."

3. The Standard Dictionary of Facts: History, Language, Literature, Biography edited by Henry Woldmar Ruoff (1909)
"Individual, partícula^, Indolent, idle, ... Indubitable ..... . .1- Induce, actuate, . . , -'- Indulge, footer. . . . Indulge, gratify, . . Indulgent . ..."

4. Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft (1909)
"The footer dictates the way in which the back is to be cleared and his distance ... The leader makes the first jump as prescribed by footer, and the others, ..."

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