Definition of -eer in English:



  • 1(Forming nouns) denoting a person concerned with or engaged in an activity: auctioneer
  • 2(Forming verbs) denoting concern or involvement with an activity: electioneer


from French -ier, from Latin -arius; verbs are often back-formations (e.g. electioneer from electioneering).

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