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-er [2].

[sup.2]-er

Pronunciation: \[schwa]r\

also -ier \[macron over e]-[schwa]r, y[schwa]r\ or -yer \y[schwa]r\

noun suffix

1 : a person whose work or business is connected with <hatter> <lawyer>

2 : a person or thing belonging to or associated with <old-timer>

3 : a native of : resident of <New Yorker>

4 : a person or thing that has

5 : a person or thing that produces <thriller>

6 : a person or thing that performs a specified action <reporter>

7 : a person or thing that is a suitable object of a specified action <broiler>

8 : a person or thing that is <foreigner>

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Date:Jan 1, 2009
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