Er meaning

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Used to express hesitation or uncertainty.
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Used to form the comparative degree of adjectives and adverbs.

Darker; faster.

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Emergency room.
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Contraction of her .

Look at 'er go!

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Used when hesitating in speaking, as while searching for a word or collecting one's thoughts: a conventionalized representation of the sound.
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Erbium.
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(baseball) Earned run.
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Forming the comparative degree of many adjectives and adverbs.

Later, greater.

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The action of ____ing.

Demurrer, repleader.

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Repeatedly.

Flicker, patter.

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Emergency room.
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Emergency room.
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Er is defined as something you say when you hesitate during a conversation or talk.

An example of er is what is written in a radio transcript when someone pauses.

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ER is defined as an abbreviation for emergency room.

An example of an ER is the section of a hospital for immediate care.

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(UK) Said when hesitating in speech.
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(informal) To utter the word "er" when hesitating in speech, found almost exclusively in the phrase um and er.

He ummed and erred his way through the presentation.

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Variant form of -er used in words ending with an abbreviation or (sometimes) a number.

4-H'er, 49'er.

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The ccTLD for Eritrea as assigned by the IANA.
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Origin of er

  • Middle English partly from Old English -ere (from Germanic -ārjaz) (from Latin -ārius -ary) partly from Anglo-French -er (from Old French -ier) (from Latin -ārius) and partly from Old French -ere, -eor –or1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old English -re, -ra

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English her, er her

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • . + ISO 3166-1 country code for Eritrea, er.

    From Wiktionary

  • Mimetic (sound of hesitation)

    From Wiktionary