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er1

Syllabification: er
Pronunciation: /ə, ər
 
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exclamation

Expressing hesitation: “Would you like some tea?” “Er ... yes ... thank you.”
More example sentences
  • Er, your shoulder? said Arthur in a horrified whisper
  • So we were gulping down our pasta and I said: "Er, er, things could be…"

Origin

natural utterance: first recorded in English in the mid 19th century.

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Er2

Syllabification: Er

symbol

The chemical element erbium.

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ER3

Syllabification: ER

abbreviation

1North American Emergency room.
1.1Queen Elizabeth.
[from Latin Elizabetha Regina]

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