Definition of -ier in English:


Syllabification: -ier


  • Forming personal nouns denoting an occupation or interest:
  • 1Pronounced with stress on the preceding element: glazier
    [Middle English: variant of -er1]
  • 2Pronounced with stress on the final element: brigadier cashier
    [from French -ier, from Latin -arius]

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