A suffix used to form nouns or verbs meaning person concerned with or engaged in (auctioneer; mountaineer; profiteer, electioneer).

Compare: -ier, -ary.

Origin: from or suggested by French -ier, from Latin -arius.

(06 Feb 2009)

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