Fodder - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɑːdər|  American pronunciation of the word fodder
Brit.  |ˈfɒdə|  British pronunciation of the word fodder

noun

- soldiers who are regarded as expendable in the face of artillery fire
- coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop

verb

- give fodder (to domesticated animals)

Examples

His antics always make good fodder for the gossip columnists.

She often used her friends' problems as fodder for her novels.

The murders made prime fodder for newspapers.

The poorly trained forces are little more than cannon fodder.

...unripe and unprepared recruits who were sent into battle as cannon fodder...

a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained

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