- Ⅰ.-er  ► SUFFIX 1) denoting a person or thing that performs a specified action or activity: farmer. 2) denoting a person or thing that has a specified attribute or form: two-wheeler. 3) denoting a person concerned with a specified thing: milliner. 4) denoting a person belonging to a specified place or group: city-dweller.ORIGIN Old English.Ⅱ.-er  ► SUFFIX ▪ forming the comparative of adjectives (as in bigger) and adverbs (as in faster).ORIGIN Old English.
English terms dictionary. 2015.