Definition of -eer

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

Origin and Etymology of -eer

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


-EER Defined for English Language Learners

-eer

Definition of -eer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is connected with or who operates or produces something


-EER Defined for Kids

-eer

noun suffix \ ˈir \

Definition of -eer for Students

: person who is concerned with or conducts or produces as a profession
  • auctioneer

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