Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A dialectal variant of here.
- A termination of nouns of agent, as in bowyer, lawyer, sawyer, and formerly in lovyer, etc. See -ier and bowyer, etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- prep. obsolete Ere; before.
- Representing an imprecise, unstressed pronunciation of you, your and you're. (Wiktionary)
“Now, what you want, Bill, is something fresh in yer bill o 'fare.”
“Hope you have been a good boy and that Santa doesn't put a lump of coal in yer stockin!”
“What's the longest poke ya'll have ever made in yer 'life?”
“Now go weep in yer beer, ya road hunter, 'cause you're full of baloney, beans, and horse hockey.”
“I just think it's a cool notch to have in yer belt.”
“Cause, yanno, having the writer right up in yer face on opening night might not be the best thing to relax an actor.”
“So I'm thinking that since you didn't mention that aspect of the Commonwealth summit in yer wee speech thing, you were probably off elsewhere at the time, shaking hands with shiny-eyed teenagers or something.”
“I'm a'most ready, dad; I heard mother call yer, and thought you'd let me go along," replied Bob.”
“Come, Fanny Falkland,' says he, 'or whatever they call yer; you're so dashed proud yer won't speak to a bush cove at all.”
“‘Come, Fanny Falkland,’ says he, ‘or whatever they call yer; you’re so dashed proud yer won’t speak to a bush cove at all.”
Looking for tweets for yer.