Definitions for e'erɛər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. energy efficiency ratio.

    Category: Energy


  1. ever.

* Chiefly Literary..

Origin of e'er:



  1. a noun-forming suffix occurring orig. in loanwords from French (buccaneer; mutineer; pioneer) and productive in the formation of English nouns denoting persons who produce, handle, or are otherwise associated with the referent of the base word (auctioneer; engineer; mountaineer; pamphleteer); now frequently pejorative (profiteer; racketeer).

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Affix

    Ref: Compare -ary 2 , -er2 4 2 , -ier2. 2

Origin of -eer:

< F, MF -ier (OF < L -ārius -ary as suffix of personal nouns); in some nouns r. earlier suffixes (see engineer , charioteer ) or the F suffix -aire -aire (see musketeer , volunteer )

Princeton's WordNet

  1. always, ever, e'er(adverb)

    at all times; all the time and on every occasion

    "I will always be there to help you"; "always arrives on time"; "there is always some pollution in the air"; "ever hoping to strike it rich"; "ever busy"

Webster Dictionary

  1. E'er(adverb)

    a contraction for ever. See Ever

Anagrams of e'er

  1. ere


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