Rogers

[ roj-erz ]
/ ˈrɒdʒ ərz /

noun

Definition for rogers (2 of 2)

Roger

[ roj-er ]
/ ˈrɒdʒ ər /

noun

a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “fame” and “spear.”
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British Dictionary definitions for rogers (1 of 2)

Rogers

/ (ˈrɒdʒəz) /

noun

Ginger, real name Virginia McMath . 1911–95, US dancer and film actress, who partnered Fred Astaire
Richard, Baron Rogers of Riverside. born 1933, British architect. His works include the Pompidou Centre in Paris (1971–77; with Renzo Piano), the Lloyd's building in London (1986), the Millennium Dome in Greenwich (1999), and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 (2008)
William Penn Adair, known as Will . 1879–1935, US actor, newspaper columnist, and humorist in the homespun tradition

British Dictionary definitions for rogers (2 of 2)

roger

/ (ˈrɒdʒə) /

interjection

(used in signalling, telecommunications, etc) message receivedCompare wilco
an expression of agreement

verb

slang (of a man) to copulate (with)

Word Origin for roger

C20: from the name Roger, representing R for received

usage

The verb sense of this word was formerly considered to be taboo, and it was labelled as such in previous editions of Collins English Dictionary . However, it has now become acceptable in speech, although some older or more conservative people may object to its use
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Medicine definitions for rogers

Rogers

[ rŏjərz ]
Carl Ransom 1902-1987

American psychologist who founded humanistic psychology
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