Monday, November 11, 2013
Definitions for roger
- Informal. all right; O.K.
- message received and understood (a response to radio communications).
- (often initial capital letter) Jolly Roger.
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Citations for roger
I gave him a roger and climbed into the hatch, pushing Teddy up and out.
"Roger, standing by, Sandy." Not another minute passed before he heard the sound of a siren.
Origin of roger
This sense of the word roger comes from the military alphabet in which the name Roger meant "received." The male given name came from the Germanic words meaning “fame” and “spear.”