4 letter words ending in er

Afer (n.) The southwest wind.

Aper (n.) One who apes.

Aver (n.) A work horse, or working ox.

Aver (v. t.) To assert, or prove, the truth of.

Aver (v. t.) To avouch or verify; to offer to verify; to prove or justify. See Averment.

Aver (v. t.) To affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive manner, as in confidence of asserting the truth.

Beer (n.) A fermented liquor made from any malted grain, but commonly from barley malt, with hops or some other substance to impart a bitter flavor.

Beer (n.) A fermented extract of the roots and other parts of various plants, as spruce, ginger, sassafras, etc.

Bier (n.) A handbarrow or portable frame on which a corpse is placed or borne to the grave.

Bier (n.) A count of forty threads in the warp or chain of woolen cloth.

Boer (n.) A colonist or farmer in South Africa of Dutch descent.

Deer (n. sing. & pl.) Any animal; especially, a wild animal.

Deer (n. sing. & pl.) A ruminant of the genus Cervus, of many species, and of related genera of the family Cervidae. The males, and in some species the females, have solid antlers, often much branched, which are shed annually. Their flesh, for which they are hunted, is called venison.

Doer (v. t. & i.) One who does; one performs or executes; one who is wont and ready to act; an actor; an agent.

Doer (v. t. & i.) An agent or attorney; a factor.

Dyer (n.) One whose occupation is to dye cloth and the like.

E'er (adv.) A contraction for ever. See Ever.

Eger (a.) Alt. of Egre

Eger (n.) An impetuous flood; a bore. See Eagre.

Ever (adv.) At any time; at any period or point of time.

Ever (adv.) At all times; through all time; always; forever.

Ever (adv.) Without cessation; continually.

Ewer (n.) A kind of widemouthed pitcher or jug; esp., one used to hold water for the toilet.

Eyer (n.) One who eyes another.

Geer () Alt. of Geering

Goer (n.) One who, or that which, goes; a runner or walker

Goer (n.) A foot.

Goer (n.) A horse, considered in reference to his gait; as, a good goer; a safe goer.

Heer (n.) A yarn measure of six hundred yards or / of a spindle. See Spindle.

Heer (n.) Hair.

Huer (n.) One who cries out or gives an alarm; specifically, a balker; a conder. See Balker.

Iter (n.) A passage; esp., the passage between the third and fourth ventricles in the brain; the aqueduct of Sylvius.

Jeer (n.) A gear; a tackle.

Jeer (n.) An assemblage or combination of tackles, for hoisting or lowering the lower yards of a ship.

Jeer (v.) To utter sarcastic or scoffing reflections; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language; to scoff; as, to jeer at a speaker.

Jeer (v. t.) To treat with scoffs or derision; to address with jeers; to taunt; to flout; to mock at.

Jeer (n.) A railing remark or reflection; a scoff; a taunt; a biting jest; a flout; a jibe; mockery.

Kier (n.) A large tub or vat in which goods are subjected to the action of hot lye or bleaching liquor; -- also called keeve.

Leer (v. t.) To learn.

Leer (a.) Empty; destitute; wanting

Leer (a.) Empty of contents.

Leer (a.) Destitute of a rider; and hence, led, not ridden; as, a leer horse.

Leer (a.) Wanting sense or seriousness; trifling; trivolous; as, leer words.

Leer (n.) An oven in which glassware is annealed.

Leer (n.) The cheek.

Leer (n.) Complexion; aspect; appearance.

Leer (n.) A distorted expression of the face, or an indirect glance of the eye, conveying a sinister or immodest suggestion.

Leer (v. i.) To look with a leer; to look askance with a suggestive expression, as of hatred, contempt, lust, etc. ; to cast a sidelong lustful or malign look.

Leer (v. t.) To entice with a leer, or leers; as, to leer a man to ruin.

Lier (n.) One who lies down; one who rests or remains, as in concealment.

Meer (a.) Simple; unmixed. See Mere, a.

Meer (n.) See Mere, a lake.

Meer (n.) A boundary. See Mere.

Neer (adv. & a.) Nearer.

O'er (prep. & adv.) A contr. of Over.

Oker (n.) See Ocher.

Omer (n.) A Hebrew measure, the tenth of an ephah. See Ephah.

Over (prep.) Above, or higher than, in place or position, with the idea of covering; -- opposed to under; as, clouds are over our heads; the smoke rises over the city.

Over (prep.) Across; from side to side of; -- implying a passing or moving, either above the substance or thing, or on the surface of it; as, a dog leaps over a stream or a table.

Over (prep.) Upon the surface of, or the whole surface of; hither and thither upon; throughout the whole extent of; as, to wander over the earth; to walk over a field, or over a city.

Over (prep.) Above; -- implying superiority in excellence, dignity, condition, or value; as, the advantages which the Christian world has over the heathen.

Over (prep.) Above in authority or station; -- implying government, direction, care, attention, guard, responsibility, etc.; -- opposed to under.

Over (prep.) Across or during the time of; from beginning to end of; as, to keep anything over night; to keep corn over winter.

Over (prep.) Above the perpendicular height or length of, with an idea of measurement; as, the water, or the depth of water, was over his head, over his shoes.

Over (prep.) Beyond; in excess of; in addition to; more than; as, it cost over five dollars.

Over (prep.) Above, implying superiority after a contest; in spite of; notwithstanding; as, he triumphed over difficulties; the bill was passed over the veto.

Over (adv.) From one side to another; from side to side; across; crosswise; as, a board, or a tree, a foot over, i. e., a foot in diameter.

Over (adv.) From one person or place to another regarded as on the opposite side of a space or barrier; -- used with verbs of motion; as, to sail over to England; to hand over the money; to go over to the enemy.

Over (adv.) Also, with verbs of being: At, or on, the opposite side; as, the boat is over.

Over (adv.) From beginning to end; throughout the course, extent, or expanse of anything; as, to look over accounts, or a stock of goods; a dress covered over with jewels.

Over (adv.) From inside to outside, above or across the brim.

Over (adv.) Beyond a limit; hence, in excessive degree or quantity; superfluously; with repetition; as, to do the whole work over.

Over (adv.) In a manner to bring the under side to or towards the top; as, to turn (one's self) over; to roll a stone over; to turn over the leaves; to tip over a cart.

Over (adv.) At an end; beyond the limit of continuance; completed; finished.

Over (a.) Upper; covering; higher; superior; also, excessive; too much or too great; -- chiefly used in composition; as, overshoes, overcoat, over-garment, overlord, overwork, overhaste.

Over (n.) A certain number of balls (usually four) delivered successively from behind one wicket, after which the ball is bowled from behind the other wicket as many times, the fielders changing places.

Oyer (n.) A hearing or an inspection, as of a deed, bond, etc., as when a defendant in court prays oyer of a writing.

Peer (v. i.) To come in sight; to appear.

Peer (v. i.) To look narrowly or curiously or intently; to peep; as, the peering day.

Peer (n.) One of the same rank, quality, endowments, character, etc.; an equal; a match; a mate.

Peer (n.) A comrade; a companion; a fellow; an associate.

Peer (n.) A nobleman; a member of one of the five degrees of the British nobility, namely, duke, marquis, earl, viscount, baron; as, a peer of the realm.

Peer (v. t.) To make equal in rank.

Peer (v. t.) To be, or to assume to be, equal.

Pier (n.) Any detached mass of masonry, whether insulated or supporting one side of an arch or lintel, as of a bridge; the piece of wall between two openings.

Pier (n.) Any additional or auxiliary mass of masonry used to stiffen a wall. See Buttress.

Pier (n.) A projecting wharf or landing place.

Puer (n.) The dung of dogs, used as an alka

Seer (a.) Sore; painful.

Seer (n.) One who sees.

Seer (n.) A person who foresees events; a prophet.

Sper (v. t.) Alt. of Sperre

Suer (n.) One who sues; a suitor.

Tier (n.) One who, or that which, ties.

Tier (n.) A chold's apron covering the upper part of the body, and tied with tape or cord; a pinafore.

Tier (v. t.) A row or rank, especially one of two or more rows placed one above, or higher than, another; as, a tier of seats in a theater.

Tyer (n.) One who ties, or unites.

User (n.) One who uses.

User (n.) Enjoyment of property; use.

Veer (v. i.) To change direction; to turn; to shift; as, wind veers to the west or north.

Veer (v. t.) To direct to a different course; to turn; to wear; as, to veer, or wear, a vessel.

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