Origin of blocker
Examples from the Web for blocker
Historical Examples of blocker
Blocker's foreman, disdaining an invitation to dismount, saluted his host.Wells Brothers
Mr. Blocker's Bat, which he carried through a whole season without scoring once off it.
- a person or thing that acts as a block
- physiol an agent that blocks a physiological function, such as the transport of an ion across an ion channel
Word Origin and History for blocker
c.1400 of a tool, c.1600 of a person, agent noun from block (v.). U.S. football sense from 1914.