[roo-ter, roo t-er]
Origin of rooter1
[roo-ter or, sometimes, roo t-er]
- a person who roots for, supports, or encourages a team or contestant.
- a loyal and enthusiastic helper, follower, or supporter.
Origin of rooter2
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Examples from the Web for rooter
Has it been this rooter and grunter that's been bothering us right along?Chums of the Camp Fire
Lawrence J. Leslie
Thus he reports hearing a rooter shout, "Take orf that pitcher!"
It is safe to assume that what the rooter actually said was, "Ta-ake 'im out!"
When roar once again subsided into waiting suspense a strong-lunged Wayne rooter yelled, “Watch him run!”The Young Pitcher
The "rooter" and I wormed our way through the crowd back to the seats which the kind Canton man had kept for us.Stories That End Well