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fod·der

 (fŏd′ər)
n.
1. Feed for livestock, especially coarsely chopped hay or straw.
2. Raw material, as for artistic creation.
3. A consumable, often inferior item or resource that is in demand and usually abundant supply: romantic novels intended as fodder for the pulp fiction market.
tr.v. fod·dered, fod·der·ing, fod·ders
To feed with fodder.

[Middle English, from Old English fōdor; see pā- in Indo-European roots.]

fodder

(ˈfɒdə)
n
1. (Agriculture) bulk feed for livestock, esp hay, straw, etc
2. raw experience or material: fodder for the imagination.
vb
(Agriculture) (tr) to supply (livestock) with fodder
[Old English fōdor; related to Old Norse fōthr, Old High German fuotar; see food, forage]

fod•der

(ˈfɒd ər)

n.
1. coarse food for livestock.
2. people considered as readily available and of little value: cannon fodder.
3. raw material.
v.t.
4. to feed with or as if with fodder.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English fodder]
syn: See feed.

fodder


Past participle: foddered
Gerund: foddering

Imperative
fodder
fodder
Present
I fodder
you fodder
he/she/it fodders
we fodder
you fodder
they fodder
Preterite
I foddered
you foddered
he/she/it foddered
we foddered
you foddered
they foddered
Present Continuous
I am foddering
you are foddering
he/she/it is foddering
we are foddering
you are foddering
they are foddering
Present Perfect
I have foddered
you have foddered
he/she/it has foddered
we have foddered
you have foddered
they have foddered
Past Continuous
I was foddering
you were foddering
he/she/it was foddering
we were foddering
you were foddering
they were foddering
Past Perfect
I had foddered
you had foddered
he/she/it had foddered
we had foddered
you had foddered
they had foddered
Future
I will fodder
you will fodder
he/she/it will fodder
we will fodder
you will fodder
they will fodder
Future Perfect
I will have foddered
you will have foddered
he/she/it will have foddered
we will have foddered
you will have foddered
they will have foddered
Future Continuous
I will be foddering
you will be foddering
he/she/it will be foddering
we will be foddering
you will be foddering
they will be foddering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been foddering
you have been foddering
he/she/it has been foddering
we have been foddering
you have been foddering
they have been foddering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been foddering
you will have been foddering
he/she/it will have been foddering
we will have been foddering
you will have been foddering
they will have been foddering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been foddering
you had been foddering
he/she/it had been foddering
we had been foddering
you had been foddering
they had been foddering
Conditional
I would fodder
you would fodder
he/she/it would fodder
we would fodder
you would fodder
they would fodder
Past Conditional
I would have foddered
you would have foddered
he/she/it would have foddered
we would have foddered
you would have foddered
they would have foddered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fodder - soldiers who are regarded as expendable in the face of artillery fire
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
soldier - an enlisted man or woman who serves in an army; "the soldiers stood at attention"
2.fodder - coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal cropfodder - coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop
feed, provender - food for domestic livestock
eatage, forage, pasturage, pasture, grass - bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
alfalfa - leguminous plant grown for hay or forage
horse bean, broad bean - a bean plant cultivated for use animal fodder
hay - grass mowed and cured for use as fodder
stover - the dried stalks and leaves of a field crop (especially corn) used as animal fodder after the grain has been harvested
Verb1.fodder - give fodder (to domesticated animals)
feed, give - give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"

fodder

noun feed, food, rations, tack (informal), foodstuff, kai (N.Z. informal), forage, victuals, provender, vittles (obsolete or dialect) fodder for horses
Translations
عَلَف ، كَلأ
krmivo
foder
sööt
rehu
skepnufóîur
cibus
lopbarība
foder
hayvan yemi

fodder

[ˈfɒdəʳ]
A. Npienso m, forraje m
see also cannon C
B. CPD fodder grain Ncereales mpl forrajeros

fodder

[ˈfɒdər] n (= animal food) → fourrage m

fodder

n (lit, fig)Futter nt

fodder

[ˈfɒdəʳ] nforaggio

fodder

(ˈfodə) noun
food for farm animals.
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