rooter

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From root +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

rooter (plural rooters)

  1. One who, or that which, roots; one that tears up by the roots.
  2. One who roots or rummages through something.
    • 1969, Stephen King, The Reaper's Image
      Like so many of the self-made industry emperors of the late 1800s, he had been little more than a pawnshop rooter masquerading in collector's clothing, a connoisseur of canvas monstrosities, trashy novels and poetry collections []

Etymology 2[edit]

From root (to cheer for) +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

rooter (plural rooters)

  1. (US, slang) One who roots for, or applauds, something.
    • 2007, Vershawn Ashanti Young, Your Average Nigga: Performing Race, Literacy, and Masculinity (page 58)
      My oldest brother is a hefty twelve years older; we never quite bonded, though he's always been my supporter—a real rooter for me in academic studies.
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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

rooter m (plural rooters)

  1. (computing) router

Verb[edit]

rooter

  1. (computing) to root

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