Definition of Er in English:

Er

  • The chemical element erbium.

Definition of er in English:

er

exclamation

  • Expressing hesitation:

    ‘‘Would you like some tea?’ ‘Er … yes … thank you.’’
    • ‘Er, your shoulder? said Arthur in a horrified whisper’
    • ‘So we were gulping down our pasta and I said: "Er, er, things could be…"’

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

er

/əː/

Definition of ER in English:

ER

  • 1North American Emergency room.

  • 2King Edward.

  • 3Queen Elizabeth.

Pronunciation:

ER

/iːˈɑː/