-eer [ir]
[Fr -ier < L -arius] suffix
1. forming nouns
a) a person or thing that has to do with [auctioneer, mountaineer]
b) a person who writes, makes, etc.: sometimes used derogatorily [pamphleteer, profiteer]
2. forming verbs to have to do with [electioneer]

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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