Definitions for -er
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Variant form of -er used in words ending with an abbreviation or (sometimes) a number.
Origin: Representing various noun-suffixes in and , variously -er, -ier and -ieür, from -aris, -arius, -atorium.
the termination of many English words, denoting the agent; -- applied either to men or things; as in hater, farmer, heater, grater. At the end of names of places, -er signifies a man of the place; as, Londoner, i. e., London man
a suffix used to form the comparative degree of adjectives and adverbs; as, warmer, sooner, lat(e)er, earl(y)ier
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