- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɹɒdʒə/
- (General American) enPR: rŏjʹər, IPA(key): /ˈɹɑdʒɚ/
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- Rhymes: -ɒdʒə(ɹ)
- Hyphenation: rog‧er
From Roger, used circa 1940 in UK and US military communication to represent "R" when spelling out a word. "R" is the first letter in received, used to acknowledge understanding a message. "ROGER" for "received" in spoken usage in air traffic radio parlance by 1950.
- (radio telecommunications) Received (used in radio communications to acknowledge that a message has been received and understood)
- 1950 May, Flying Magazine, page 46:
- Pilot: CESSNA TWO THREE FOUR—ROGER—OUT.
- (transitive) Of a man, to have sexual intercourse with (someone), especially in a rough manner.
- (intransitive) To have sexual intercourse.
- (to have sexual intercourse with someone): bone, dick, knob; see also Thesaurus:copulate with
- (to have sexual intercourse): bang, do it, get some; see also Thesaurus:copulate
- To copulate.