: one that is concerned with professionally, conducts, or produces
auctioneer
pamphleteer
often in words with derogatory meaning
profiteer

Word History

Etymology

Middle French -ier, from Latin -arius — more at -ary

Dictionary Entries Near -eer

Cite this Entry

“-eer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-eer. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

-eer

noun suffix
ˈi(ə)r
: one who is connected with or who operates or produces
auctioneer
puppeteer
pamphleteer
Etymology

derived from Latin -arius (noun suffix)

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