footnote footnote  /ˈfʊt ˌnoʊt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a printed note placed below the text on a printed page
  2. (v) add explanatory notes to or supply with critical comments

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Through footnotes you point the way to future historians.
  2. The scandal of The Lady of Monza is scarcely worth a footnote in the history of the 17th century churchor in the annals of cinema.
  3. But banned are such standard and numbing footnote fare as ed.

News

  1. Senate votes to abolish Phila. Traffic Court

    HARRISBURG - By the end of the month Philadelphia's infamous Traffic Court will be consigned to a sour footnote in city history.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. Edward Snowden’s Girlfriend Blogs, Tweets About NSA Whistleblower’s Disappearance

    Edward Snowden’s girlfriend was a strange footnote to the story of the young American security contractor who triggered outrage by revealing a massive NSA surveillance program and its huge scope. In the telling of the tale, Edward Snowden‘s girlfriend was mentioned in regard to her position due to his actions — Snowden admitted that in [...] Edward Snowden’s Girlfriend Blogs, Tweets About NSA ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. On even of U.S. Open at Merion, remembering Saxonburg’s Simons

    By Scott Brown, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review A normally forgotten footnote has come to the fore with the U.S. Open returning to Merion Golf Club this week. Forty-two years ago, Saxonburg native ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

Quotes

  1. "I will seek somebody with a sharp and independent mind and a record of excellence and integrity. I will seek someone who understands that justice isn't just about some abstract legal theory or footnote in a casebook," Obama said.
    on May 1, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Xinhua

  2. Comedian George Carlin, who died on Sunday at the age of 71, told The Associated Press earlier this year that his name "is a footnote in American legal history, which I'm perversely kind of proud of."
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: George Carlin Source: Daily Report

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