Ers



[urs, airs] /ɜrs, ɛərs/

noun
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Emergency Radio Service.
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a semantically empty suffix that creates informal variations of more neutral nouns and adjectives by processes of truncation identical to those of 7. (champers; preggers; starkers); unlike that suffix, however, -ers, is apparently productive, and words formed with it do not appear to belong to a restricted linguistic register, as university slang.
abbreviation
1.
earnings related supplement

suffix

used to form adjectives and nouns In the condition humorously indicated •These are all British imports, coming ultimately from public school slang: bonkers/ champers/ preggers/ starkers (1860s+)
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