-eer

noun suffix

Definition of -eer

  1. :  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

noun suffix

Definition of -eer for English Language Learners

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


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