Adjective "er" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


Expressing hesitation.
  1. 'Er, your shoulder? said Arthur in a horrified whisper'

Emergency room.
    King Edward.
      Queen Elizabeth.

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        1. (used to express or represent a pause, hesitation, uncertainty, etc.).

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        "wells can be er."

        "ers can be er."

        "wrongs can be er."

        "wools can be er."

        "weeks can be er."

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        Natural utterance: first recorded in English in the mid 19th century.