Definition of -ery in English:


(also -ry)


  • 1Forming nouns.

    1. 1.1Denoting a class or kind.
    2. 1.2Denoting an occupation, a state, a condition, or behavior.
    3. 1.3Denoting a place set aside for an activity or a grouping of things, animals, etc.
  • 2

    1. 2.1With depreciatory reference.


From French -erie, based on Latin -arius and -ator.