noun Chiefly Southern U.S.
Origin of br'er
Examples from the Web for brer
Brer Fox, he cross de road en rush down de hill, he did, yit he aint fin' no big gully.
"Good morning, Brer Tarrypin," she called as she came in sight of him lolling in the hammock.The Little Colonel's Knight Comes Riding|Annie Fellows Johnston
Bimeby, 'long todes night, Brer Rabbit 'low he better be gwine.
He study en he study, en w'iles he studyin' Brer Rabbit, he tuck'n study some on he own hook.
Brer Rabbit know he time comin', en he keep bofe eye open en bofe years h'ist up.
British Dictionary definitions for brer
Word Origin and History for brer
in Brer Rabbit, etc., 1881, Joel Chandler Harris' representation of U.S. Southern black pronunciation of brother.