Meaning of FODDER in English


fod ‧ der /ˈfɒdə $ ˈfɑːdər/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

[ Language: Old English ; Origin: fodor ]

1 . food for farm animals

2 . something or someone that is useful only for a particular purpose – used in order to show disapproval

fodder for

The murders made prime fodder for newspapers.

⇨ ↑ cannon fodder

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