Meaning of FOOTER in English


I. foot·er ˈfu̇d.ə(r), -u̇tə- noun

( -s )

Etymology: Middle English foter, footer, from fot, foot + -er

1. : one that goes on foot : pedestrian

2. : a person or thing a (specified) number of feet in height, length, or breadth — used in combination

the man is a six- footer

the yacht was an 80- footer

holed a 20- footer for par

3. Britain : rugby , soccer

4. : the bowling mat used in lawn bowling

5. : a hawk that seizes prey with the talons


a. : a machine for knitting feet on hosiery — compare legger

b. : an operator of this machine

7. : a mine worker who attaches and detaches tubs at the bottom of a haulage incline

8. : footing 7c

II. foo·ter ˈfüd.ə(r), -ütə-

variant of fouter

III. foo·ter intransitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

Etymology: French foutre, literally, to copulate — more at fouter

: footle

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