Fooder vs Gooder - What's the difference?

fooder | gooder |


As nouns the difference between fooder and gooder

is that fooder is (obsolete|or|rare) food for animals while gooder is (nonstandard|humorous) nominalization of good.

As an adjective gooder is

(nonstandard|humorous) (good).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

fooder

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete, or, rare) Food for animals.
  • one who enjoys or advocates eating a particular type of food.
  • (obsolete) A fother, fodder, measure of lead.
  • (obsolete) A cask, a large barrel for wine.
  • Synonyms

    * (food for animals) feed, fodder (both more common now)

    Anagrams

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    gooder

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (nonstandard, humorous) (good)
  • Usage notes

    The correct comparative is (better)

    See also

    * do-gooder

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (nonstandard, humorous) nominalization of good
  • Usage notes

    New England slang, as in: "You're a gooder, for taking care of your mom." A parallel construction to oner, a nominalization of one, to mean "an outstanding person or thing."[http://www.thefreedictionary.com/oner]