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  1. variant of -er1 after w: bowyer; lawyer; sawyer.
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Examples from the Web for yer

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Historical Examples

  • You do like I tells yer, or yer'll git yer eggercation wid a brick.

    A Night Out

    Edward Peple

  • "Yer arm's broke," said Mike, passing to Mortimer's right side.


    W. A. Fraser

  • "Pass him yer dust," he continued, turning to his companion.


    W. A. Fraser

  • Ye'r wouldn't hear me the las' time but yer got ter hear me now.

    The Underdog

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • Yer'd be positive o' passin' 'er if she didn't syle afore 'igh-tide.

    The Black Bag

    Louis Joseph Vance

Word Origin and History for yer

representing a dialectal or vulgar pronunciation of your, attested from 1814.

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

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