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 Dictionary entry overview: What does footer mean? 

FOOTER (noun)
  The noun FOOTER has 3 senses:

1. (used only in combinations) the height or length of something in feet
2. a person who travels by foot
3. a printed note placed below the text on a printed page

  Familiarity information: FOOTER used as a noun is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

FOOTER (noun)

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(used only in combinations) the height or length of something in feet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Context examples:

he is a six-footer / the golfer sank a 40-footer / his yacht is a 60-footer

Hypernyms ("footer" is a kind of...):

linear unit (a unit of measurement of length)

Domain usage:

combining form (a bound form used only in compounds)

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A person who travels by foot

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


pedestrian; footer; walker

Hypernyms ("footer" is a kind of...):

traveler; traveller (a person who changes location)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "footer"):

hiker; tramp; tramper (a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure))

waddler (someone who walks with a waddling gait)

plodder; slogger; trudger (someone who walks in a laborious heavy-footed manner)

swaggerer (someone who walks in an arrogant manner)

stumbler; tripper (a walker or runner who trips and almost falls)

strider (a person who walks rapidly with long steps)

stamper; stomper; tramper; trampler (someone who walks with a heavy noisy gait or who stamps on the ground)

stalker (someone who walks with long stiff strides)

reeler; staggerer; totterer (someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall)

shuffler (someone who walks without raising the feet)

ambler; saunterer; stroller (someone who walks at a leisurely pace)

rambler (a person who takes long walks in the country)

peripatetic (a person who walks from place to place)

passer; passer-by; passerby (a person who passes by casually or by chance)

nondriver (a person who is not a driver)

marcher; parader (walks with regular or stately step)

jaywalker (a reckless pedestrian who crosses a street illegally)

hobbler; limper (someone who has a limp and walks with a hobbling gait)

wayfarer (a pedestrian who walks from place to place)

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A printed note placed below the text on a printed page

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


footnote; footer

Hypernyms ("footer" is a kind of...):

annotation; notation; note (a comment or instruction (usually added))

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