Sooner Definition

so͝onər
noun
A person occupying homestead land, as formerly in the W U.S., before the authorized time for doing so, thus gaining an unfair advantage in choice of location.
Webster's New World
A person born or living in Oklahoma.
Webster's New World

(historical) One who crossed into Indian territory before the official opening of settlement, in order to obtain land sooner.

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adjective

Comparative form of soon: more soon.

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adverb

Comparative form of soon: more soon.

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I would sooner die than marry you!
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Other Word Forms of Sooner

Noun

Singular:
sooner
Plural:
sooners

Origin of Sooner

  • From soon

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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