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footer

[ foot-er ]
/ ˈfʊt ər /
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noun

British Informal.
  1. Rugby (def. 3).
  2. soccer.
a person or thing having or associated with a height or length of a foot or a specified number of feet (often used in combination): a six-footer.
Computers. a line of information placed at the end of a page for purposes of identification.
Archaic. a person who walks; walker; pedestrian.

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Origin of footer

First recorded in 1600–10; foot + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for footer (1 of 3)

footer1
/ (ˈfʊtə) /

noun

archaic a person who goes on foot; walker
(in combination) a person or thing of a specified length or height in feeta six-footer

British Dictionary definitions for footer (2 of 3)

footer2
/ (ˈfʊtə) /

noun

British informal short for football (def. 1)

British Dictionary definitions for footer (3 of 3)

footer3

fouter

Scot

verb (intr)

to potter; occupy oneself trivially or to little effect

noun

a person who footers

Word Origin for footer

perhaps from French foutre; see footle
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