Recent Examples of er from the Web
The latest culprit is a creature called the Japanese crazy worm (Amynthas agrestis), which multiplies like, er, crazy and damages the soil structure through mass feeding.
But Taraji P. Henson is one tough, er, cookie, and her latest collaboration with M.A.C will awaken your appetite for bronze lips.
Model Chrissy Teigen is an SLT-er, as is actress Sofia Vergara.
The drama started early this season, with hopeful woo-er DeMario’s shameful exit after his girlfriend came on set to berate him for lying to Rachel — and the show’s massive viewership — about his intentions.
The sea creature, which some thought was a sea lion and others were convinced was an elephant seal, waddled past a cafe and posed for seal-fies — er, selfies.
For now, the hare—er, Uber—remains very much in the lead, and any fairy-tale ending is years away.
If you haven’t seen it in for-ev-er, head to the Autry lawn for an outdoor screening—
Here's a look at the full, um, er, eye-catching ensemble.
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- New Yorker
ER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of er for English Language Learners
—used when you are speaking and you are not sure what to say
Definition of -er for English Language Learners
: person having a particular job
: person or thing belonging to or associated with something
: native of : resident of
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