Syllabification: foot·er
Pronunciation: /ˈfo͝odər


1 [in combination] A person or thing of a specified number of feet in length or height: a tall, sturdy six-footer
2A line or block of text appearing at the foot of each page of a book or document. Compare with header.
More example sentences
  • Once you're authenticated, you can use the special menu items that appear in the footer of every page to make the configuration changes you desire.
  • I added a ‘Sitemap’ link to all page footers, upgraded the noframes entrance to something slightly more useful and wondered whether it was enough.
  • Menu bars use either graphics or text links while footers almost exclusively use text links.

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Line breaks: foot¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈfuːtə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


[no object] Scottish
Fiddle about: he nodded and started to footer with his watch


mid 18th century: variant of obsolete foutre 'valueless thing, contemptible person', from Old French.

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