- UK [ə(r)] / US [ər]
1) used with many verbs to make nouns meaning someone or something that performs an action
a cooker2) used with some nouns to make other nouns meaning someone who is involved with something, especially as a job
a biographer3) used with the names of some cities to mean someone who comes from a place
a New Yorker4) used with short adjectives and adverbs to make the comparative
English dictionary. 2014.