Meaning of referrer in English:


Pronunciation /rɪˈfəːrə/


  • 1A person who sends or directs someone to an expert or specialist for consideration.

    • ‘because the referrer knows the pulmonologist, he can give the patient more insight into what the doctor is like’
  • 2Computing
    The last web address accessed by a browser prior to loading a particular web page, used to identify sources of traffic.

    ‘most of the referrers for my website are search engines’
    • ‘they have been working on changes to make it easier for users to control referrer data’