EER



1.
.
[air] /ɛər/
adverb, Chiefly Literary.
1.
.
1.
a noun-forming suffix occurring originally in loanwords from French (buccaneer; mutineer; pioneer) and productive in the formation of English nouns denoting persons who produce, handle, or are otherwise significantly associated with the referent of the base word (auctioneer; engineer; mountaineer; pamphleteer); now frequently pejorative (profiteer; racketeer).
Compare , 2 , 2 .
/ɛə/
adverb
1.
(poetic or archaic) a contraction of ever
suffix
1.
(forming nouns) indicating a person who is concerned with or who does something specified: auctioneer, engineer, profiteer, mutineer
2.
(forming verbs) to be concerned with something specified: electioneer

variant spelling of ever, now archaic or poetic.

suffix meaning “one who” (operates, produces, deals in); anglicized form of French -ier, from Latin -arius, -iarius; cf. -ary.

An extended entity-relationship model.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Eerily

    [eer-ee] /ˈɪər i/ adjective, eerier, eeriest. 1. uncanny, so as to inspire superstitious fear; weird: an eerie midnight howl. 2. Chiefly Scot. affected with superstitious fear. /ˈɪərɪ/ adjective eerier, eeriest 1. (esp of places, an atmosphere, etc) mysteriously or uncannily frightening or disturbing; weird; ghostly adj. c.1300, “fearful, timid,” north England and Scottish variant of […]

  • Eerie

    [eer-ee] /ˈɪər i/ adjective, eerier, eeriest. 1. uncanny, so as to inspire superstitious fear; weird: an eerie midnight howl. 2. Chiefly Scot. affected with superstitious fear. /ˈɪərɪ/ adjective eerier, eeriest 1. (esp of places, an atmosphere, etc) mysteriously or uncannily frightening or disturbing; weird; ghostly adj. c.1300, “fearful, timid,” north England and Scottish variant of […]



  • Eeriness

    [eer-ee] /ˈɪər i/ adjective, eerier, eeriest. 1. uncanny, so as to inspire superstitious fear; weird: an eerie midnight howl. 2. Chiefly Scot. affected with superstitious fear. /ˈɪərɪ/ adjective eerier, eeriest 1. (esp of places, an atmosphere, etc) mysteriously or uncannily frightening or disturbing; weird; ghostly adj. c.1300, “fearful, timid,” north England and Scottish variant of […]

  • Eeru

    environmental emergency response unit



Disclaimer: EER definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.