footlocker vs locker what difference

what is difference between footlocker and locker

English

Etymology

foot +‎ locker

Noun

footlocker (plural footlockers)

  1. A long, rectangular trunk or similar container that lies flat on the floor, especially one used for personal belongings and kept at the foot of a bed, commonly used in barracks and dormitories.

Translations



English

Etymology

From lock (lock +‎ -er) from Old English loc (fastening, enclosure), from Proto-Germanic *luką. Cognate with German Loch, Dutch luik, and Dutch loket.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɒkə(r)

Noun

locker (plural lockers)

  1. A type of storage compartment with a lock, usually used to store clothing, equipment, or books.
    The student placed her books in her locker when she arrived at school.
  2. (rare) One who locks something.
    The locker of the trapped chest must be careful, so as not to spring the trap.
  3. (automotive) A locking differential.
  4. (historical) A customs officer who guards a warehouse.
    • 1845, Reports of cases argued and determined in the courts of Exchequer & Exchequer Chamber (volume 12)
      The actual delivery of the goods is then effected by any person bearing an order from the importer, called a merchant’s order, and addressed to the warehouse-keeper, upon the presentment of which the warehouseman delivers the goods, having previously obtained the signature of the locker to it as a proof that the duties have been paid []

Synonyms

  • (storage compartment): footlocker

Derived terms

  • locker room

Translations

See also

  • chest
  • trunk

Anagrams

  • relock, rockel

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from English locker.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɔ.kər/
  • Hyphenation: loc‧ker
  • Rhymes: -ɔkər

Noun

locker m (plural lockers, diminutive lockertje n)

  1. A locker (lockable storage compartment).
    Synonym: kluis

German

Pronunciation

Adjective

locker (comparative lockerer, superlative am lockersten)

  1. loose
  2. relaxed

Declension

Synonyms

  • (relaxed): entspannt

Antonyms

  • (relaxed): verkrampft

Adverb

locker

  1. loosely
  2. relaxedly, casually
  3. (with an estimate) easily (expressing confidence in the value)

Verb

locker

  1. inflection of lockern:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. singular imperative

Further reading

  • “locker” in Duden online
  • “locker” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Friedrich Kluge (1883), “locker”, in John Francis Davis, transl., Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, published 1891

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from English locker.

Noun

locker m (plural lockeres)

  1. locker

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