Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

-yer

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
  1. variant of -er1 after w: bowyer; lawyer; sawyer.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Word Origin and History for -yer

agent noun suffix, variant of -ier used after a vowel or -w-.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper