interjection Etymology: from Roger, former communications code word for the letter r Date: circa 1941 — used especially in radio and signaling to indicate that a message has been received and understood • roger transitive verb

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  • Roger — is primarily a common first name of English, French, and Catalan usage, ( Rogier , Rutger in Dutch) from the Germanic elements hrod (fame) and ger (spear) meaning famous with the spear . The Latin form of the name is Rogerius , as used by a few… …   Wikipedia

  • Roger — ist die englische, katalanische und französische Variante des männlichen Vornamens Rüdiger. Er kann auch als Familienname auftreten. Zur Herkunft und Bedeutung des Namens siehe hier. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Namenstag 2 Bekannte Namensträger 2.1… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Roger — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Roger es un antropónimo masculino que se puede encontar en varios idiomas, como el catalán[1] el inglés o el francés. Proviene de la composición de palabras germanas hrod (fama) y ger (lanza), con lo que su… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Roger — Rog er, n. [From a proper name Roger.] A black flag with white skull and crossbones, formerly used by pirates; called also {Jolly Roger} and {pirate flag}. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Roger — m English and French: of Germanic origin, composed of the elements hrōd fame + gār, gēr spear. This, the Continental Germanic form, was introduced to Britain by the Normans, replacing the native Old English cognate Hrōðgār (see HROTHGAR (SEE… …   First names dictionary

  • Roger — →↑Jolly Roger …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Roger — masc. proper name, from O.Fr. Rogier, from O.H.G. Hrotger, lit. famous with the spear, from hruod fame, glory + ger spear. As a generic name for a person, attested from 1630s. Slang meaning penis was popular c.1650 c.1870; hence the slang verb… …   Etymology dictionary

  • roger — ► EXCLAMATION ▪ your message has been received and understood (used in radio communication). ► VERB Brit. vulgar slang ▪ (of a man) have sexual intercourse with. ORIGIN from the given name Roger; the verb is from an obsolete sense ( «penis») of… …   English terms dictionary

  • Roger — Roger. I. Fürsten: außer mehren Grafen von Foix u. Ponthieu, Fürsten von Thurn u. Taxis (s.d. a.) bes. bemerkenswerth: A) Herzog von Apulien: 1) R., jüngerer Sohn Robert Guiscards, folgte 1085 seinem Vater als Herzog von Apulien u. Calabrien, s.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Roger — Roger, Rogier Nom de personne d origine germanique, Hrodgari (hrod = gloire + gari = lance) …   Noms de famille

  • Roger — Roger1 [rä′jər] interj. [< conventional name of international signal flag for R] [also r ] 1. received: term used in radio communication to indicate reception of a message 2. Informal right; OK Roger2 [rä′jər] n. [OFr < OHG Ruodiger,… …   English World dictionary

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