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woofer

[woo f-er]
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

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

    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

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

    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

  • Be careful, and do not let Woofer see you alone, and if he lays his hand on you, scream for me.

    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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