Definition of -eer

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

History and Etymology for -eer

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

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English Language Learners Definition of -eer

: a person who is connected with or who operates or produces something
\ ˈir\

Kids Definition of -eer

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

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