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Definition of "footer" []

  • One that is an indicated number of feet in height or length. Often used in combination: a six-footer. (noun)
  • Textual information, such as a title, date, or page number, positioned in the bottom margin of a page and usually repeated throughout a document. (noun)
  • See footing. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "footer" in a sentence
  • "The footer div is the only container I have for the footer as it is outside of the page wrapper. so if I put the width: 800px; in the #footer then the footer doesn't expand all the way along the bottom of the screen which I want it to."
  • "Take the time to ensure the footer is as level as possible."
  • "Often overlooked, the footer is a key location for finding navigational links on your site."