br'er

[ brur, brair; Southern Dialect bur ]
/ brɜr, brɛər; Southern Dialect bɜr /

noun Chiefly Southern U.S.

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Origin of br'er

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
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br'er

/ (brɜː, brɛə) /

noun

Southern US Black slang, dialect brother: usually prefixed to a nameBr'er Jones
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