Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • interj. Used especially in radio communications to indicate receipt of a message.
  • transitive v. Chiefly British Vulgar Slang To have sexual intercourse with (a woman). Used of a man.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • interj. Received (used in radio communications to acknowledge that a message has been received and understood)
  • v. Of a man, to have sexual intercourse with (someone), especially in a rough manner.
  • v. To have sexual intercourse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A ram. See Collins Miscellanies (1742), p. 116.
  • n. A rogue. [Old cant.]

Etymologies

From Roger, spoken representation of the letter r, short for received. V., from Roger, penis, from the name Roger.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Roger, used circa 1940 in UK and US military communication to represent "R" when spelling out a word. "R" is the first letter in received, used to acknowledge understanding a message. (Wiktionary)
Shelta roger. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Flickr」今天針對 Pro 帳號使用者的流量統計功能進行了增強 … goston: @roger APPLE 附的耳機音質都很差,這點倒是不用去期待,因 ... roger: apple的產品用過一代的shuffle,用了近3年壞了。

    Goston's Blog

  • The only two we lost and never found were shot by my cousin roger with his 300 mag, he cant come anymore!!!!

    Close Calls: Two Hunters Dodge a Charging Moose

  • June 18th, 2007 at 9: 32 pm nathan, roger is doing a good job on you, but just to return to my earlier notion: there is nothing intelligent about thinking of what we’re doing in iraq in the context of counterinsurgency. rather, it’s a case of a man with a hammer seeing a problem as a nail.

    Matthew Yglesias » Edwards Versus Petraeus

  • I fooled you’all so many times,,, now my bro roger is conning the country.

    Think Progress » BREAKING: CBS To Report Fitzgerald Will Make His Decision Known Tomorrow

  • To "roger" and others – It is true that Obama and his campaign have also been negative at times.

    Richardson: Clinton supporters 'clinging to the throne'

  • If you 'roger' voted for labour then you are in some way to blame for the mess we are in.

    MoneyWeek RSS - All

  • That's the screenname of the left-leaning reader named "roger" who - in language that was less than progressive - took exception to a recent column I wrote criticizing both Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for his condescending racial comments about Barack Obama's dialect and skin tone during the 2008 presidential election and a slew of his fellow Democrats for bending their morals into pretzels to defend him and declare the subject closed.

    Pajamas Media

  • Another senior official in NDLEAs headquarters said: "we have to look for other sources of money than collecting" roger "(bribe) from drug suspects to maintain our offices, buy paper and fuel the vehicles.

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  • I'm thankful to be an American, and I enjoy seeing the president being able to spend time with his family and being able to mingle with other Americans ... the entourage and security are required ..... give it a rest, will ya? roger in ga

    Obama and daughters visit frozen custard shop

  • If people judged our system of public education by the perspectives offered on these threads, we'd all want it privatized and the country would be moving to the right. roger

    Stimulus money needs to be spent faster, Dems say

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  • Yes! That's it Pro. Thanks! A fine example of "One-up-manship."

    June 14, 2008

  • I found it! :-)

    June 14, 2008

  • "Roger, dodger you old codger, I'm a major too!"
    -My Dad (I know he borrowed it from someone else, but I don't remember the story...something about war)

    June 14, 2008