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ˈrɒdʒ ərro·ger

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  1. Rogernoun

    A black flag with white skull and crossbones, formerly used by pirates; -- called also Jolly Roger and pirate flag.


  1. Rogernoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

    By her I claim the kingdom: she was heir / To Roger, Earl of March, who was the son / Of Edmund Mortimer.

  2. Rogernoun

    A patronymic surname.

  3. Rogernoun

    Jolly Roger

    The escaped convicts who had captured the Arrow even ran up the "Roger," the black flag with the white skull

  4. Etymology: From Old French Rogier, from the Frankish equivalent of Old English Hrōþgār (see Hroðgar), from Proto-Germanic *Hrōþigaizaz ("fame-spear"). Compare also Rutger.


  1. Roger

    Procedure words (abbreviated to prowords) are words or phrases limited to radio telephone procedure used to facilitate communication by conveying information in a condensed standard verbal format. Prowords are voice versions of the much older procedural signs for Morse code which were first developed in the 1860s for Morse telegraphy, and their meaning is identical. The NATO communications manual ACP-125 contains the most formal and perhaps earliest modern (post-World War II) glossary of prowords, but its definitions have been adopted by many other organizations, including the United Nations Development Programme, the U.S. Coast Guard, US Civil Air Patrol, US Military Auxiliary Radio System, and others. Prowords are one of several structured parts of radio voice procedures, including brevity codes and plain language radio checks.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Roger

    roj′ėr, n. (prov.) ram: a rogue.—(Sir) Roger-de-Coverley, an English country-dance.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. roger

    The black flag hoisted by pirates. (See JOLLY ROGER.)

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  1. ROGER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Roger is ranked #8176 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Roger surname appeared 4,054 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Roger.

    61.5% or 2,496 total occurrences were White.
    18.7% or 758 total occurrences were Black.
    15.9% or 647 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 70 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.3% or 55 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.6% or 28 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Roger' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3837

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Roger' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3030

Anagrams for Roger »

  1. reorg

  2. gorer

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Roger in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Roger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Roger in a Sentence

  1. Elisabeth Hasselbeck:

    Oftentimes, the most difficult decisions are between two great things, throughout my 14 years working in television, I have never experienced a more positive and thoughtful atmosphere than FOX News Channel, thanks to the strong leadership of( FOX News Chairman CEO) Roger Ailes, who has created the best working environment a woman and mother could ask for. Roger Ailes understanding, compassion, and kindness was exemplified when I shared with Roger Ailes that I am entering into a season where I want to start my day with my children first, and Roger Ailes offered Roger Ailes blessing to do so. With a heart full of gratitude and the peace that God has given me, I am confident that this personal decision is the right one for our family, and we will be joining all of you watching' Fox Friends' each morning as we get ready for school together. In commenting on her announcement, Roger Ailes said :.

  2. Jim Himes:

    The more we learn the more we -- I, at least -- become concerned Roger Stone wasn't being honest with The House Intelligence Committee, if Roger Stone has evidence that Roger Stone lied to Congress and just in the last couple of weeks Roger Stone has brought charges to people for lying to Congress what that gives Roger Stone is real leverage with Roger Stone.

  3. Tom Rinaldi:

    Before this trip, I'd interviewed Roger Federer dozens of times, but on this trip, in planes, locker rooms and hotel suites, and through police motorcades, my understanding of Roger Federer was almost completely recast, the reach of Roger Federer fame, the reserves of Roger Federer energy, the connection Roger Federer has with fans — all were unlike anything I'd ever witnessed. More than once, fans wept seeing Roger Federer.

  4. Roger McGuinn:

    I open all my concerts with 'My Back Pages,' written by Bob Dylan, and close them all with 'May the Road Rise to Meet You,' written by Roger McGuinn and Camilla McGuinn.

  5. John Prine:

    I used to read a lot of Steinbeck, and I admired Roger Miller and Bob Dylan.

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    Roger means also "OK". in the past, they used it in radio communication.
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