roger

interjection
rog·er | \ˈrä-jər \

Definition of roger 

used especially in radio and signaling to indicate that a message has been received and understood

Other Words from roger

roger transitive verb

First Known Use of roger

circa 1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roger

from Roger, former communications code word for the letter r

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about roger

Statistics for roger

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for roger

The first known use of roger was circa 1941

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for roger

roger

interjection

English Language Learners Definition of roger

—used to say that a message has been received and understood when you are talking to someone on a radio

More from Merriam-Webster on roger

See words that rhyme with roger

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about roger

Comments on roger

What made you want to look up roger? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!