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-yer


variant of -er1 after w: bowyer; lawyer; sawyer.

Nearby words

-word, -worth, -worthy, -xion, -y, -yer, -yl, -ylene, -yne, -zilla, -zoa
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Word Origin and History for -yer

-yer


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

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