footer footer  /ˈfʊ tər/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. To Oscar Robertson, it was always as elementary as subtraction: give Oscar an 18-footer and he wanted a 15-footer; give him a 15-footer and he wanted a twelve-footer.
  2. Ron Hubbard, 39, a swashbuckling, red-haired six-footer, originally unveiled dianetics in the magazine Astounding Science-Fiction.
  3. The slender six-footer with Chiclet teeth came to Tokyo with dreams of singing and acting.

News

  1. Spurs vs. Heat: Mario Chalmers drills third-quarter buzzer-beater

    Strap in. There's one quarter left for the NBA Championship, and the third quarter just ended with a Mario Chalmers bank shot 30-footer to put the Miami Heat up 72-71 on the Spurs . Mario was having a bit of a Wario game -- after this he had 12 points on 13 shots, this was his first three -- but this kinda redeems it? Derrick Rose just got chills, because that's from pretty much the same place ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  2. A look at Dewayne Dedmon, part of Trail Blazers predraft workout No. 10

    The 7-footer from USC didn't start playing basketball until his senior year of high school.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

Quotes

  1. "Anytime you have a 7-footer who can shoot, it's always a blessing, a luxury," said teammate Stephen Jackson. "But at the same time you've got to get in that paint and be a big man."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Stephen Jackson Source: Charlotte Observer

  2. "Well, it just takes a seven -footer, a very valuable player off the floor for us," Rivers said. "It's like I told our guys this morning, somebody has a great opportunity tomorrow, and that's the way we have to look at it."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Doc Rivers Source: NBA.com (blog)

  3. "We feel that Yi can be a very special player," said Thorn. "He is a 20-year old seven footer who shoots the ball extremely well, and he is an excellent addition to our frontcourt. Bobby Simmons is a veteran NBA player who has averaged 10...
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Rod Thorn Source: Inside Hoops

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