from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A termination of Greek origin, existing in many English words derived from the Greek or formed on Greek analogy, denoting an agent (one who does or has to do with a thing), and corresponding usually to nouns in -er, with which in some cases they interchange.


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • People are very focused on being ist'

    May 17, 2009