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woofer

[woo f-er]
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noun Audio.
  1. a loudspeaker designed for the reproduction of low-frequency sounds.
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Origin of woofer

First recorded in 1935–40; woof2 + -er1
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Examples from the Web for woofer

Historical Examples

  • Woofer all the while was urging on his pony, trying to throw Ted off his feet.

    Ted Strong in Montana

    Edward C. Taylor

  • At the same moment the insensible form of Woofer slipped to the ground.

    Ted Strong in Montana

    Edward C. Taylor

  • "I did say so, and I heard the lieutenant say so," said Woofer defiantly.

    Ted Strong in Montana

    Edward C. Taylor

  • Ted was not more than ten feet away when Woofer disappeared.

    Ted Strong in Montana

    Edward C. Taylor

  • Ted also slept on the outer rim, and not more than ten feet from Woofer.

    Ted Strong in Montana

    Edward C. Taylor


British Dictionary definitions for woofer

woofer

noun
  1. a loudspeaker used in high-fidelity systems for the reproduction of low audio frequencies
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