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woofer Line breaks: woof¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈwuːfə/ /ˈwʊfə/

Definition of woofer in English:


A loudspeaker designed to reproduce low frequencies.
Example sentences
  • A 150-watt subwoofer hooks up with two satellites that hold four-inch woofers and one-inch tweeters to generate crisp highs and a clear midrange.
  • Most so-called subwoofers are just woofers; real subwoofers address subsonic and very low bass frequencies, so you can feel them in the pit of your stomach.
  • For music lovers there are in-car entertainment systems including CD changers, amplifiers, woofers, speakers and tweeters in a mind-boggling range.


1930s: from the verb woof1 + -er1.

Words that rhyme with woofer

hoofer, loofah, opera buffa, roofer, spoofer, tufa

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