Meaning of -eer in English:

-eer

Pronunciation /???/

suffix

  • 1(forming nouns) denoting a person concerned with or engaged in an activity.

    • ‘auctioneer’
  • 2(forming verbs) denoting concern or involvement with an activity.

    • ‘electioneer’

Origin

From French -ier, from Latin -arius; verbs are often back-formations (e.g. electioneer from electioneering).