Synonyms for booster

Grammar : Noun
Spell : boo-ster
Phonetic Transcription : ˈbu stər

Définition of booster

Origin :
  • 1890, "one who boosts" something, agent noun from boost (v.). Electrical sense is recorded from 1894. Young child's booster chair is attested under that name from 1960.
  • noun supporter
Example sentences :
  • The primary—ah, booster, as you say, breaks free at twelve miles.
  • Extract from : « The Big Tomorrow » by Paul Lohrman
  • Like the rest of you, I knew nothing of the true action of the booster.
  • Extract from : « The Long Voyage » by Carl Richard Jacobi
  • They haven't got the booster or anything like it, or they'd have used it.
  • Extract from : « Masters of Space » by Edward Elmer Smith
  • One is reduced to the figures of the real estate "booster" for terms of proportion.
  • Extract from : « California » by Mary Austin
  • "Be a Booster," it advises, and no one can say that it does not live up to its principles.
  • Extract from : « Abroad at Home » by Julian Street
  • He supposed that, having found her out, there was no other line that "Booster" could have taken.
  • Extract from : « The Tree of Heaven » by May Sinclair
  • Evidently he disapproved of "Booster's" wife for the same reason that he disapproved of Vera.
  • Extract from : « The Tree of Heaven » by May Sinclair
  • So the affair of Nicky and "Booster's" wife was as if it had never been.
  • Extract from : « The Tree of Heaven » by May Sinclair
  • The superheater, the arch, the booster, and the feed-water heater together vastly increase the power of the steam locomotive.
  • Extract from : « Our Railroads To-Morrow » by Edward Hungerford
  • He laid over and sliced into a mass of Messerschmitts ahead of him, opening his throttle wide and cutting in his booster.
  • Extract from : « A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F. » by Rutherford G. Montgomery

Antonyms for booster

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