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noun as in emergency room

noun as in interjection

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I was taken to the hospital by ambulance and sat in the ER waiting room for what felt like days.

The shift in language and content is click-bait for the enterprising eBay-er.

The EU has said, since Haaretz broke the story, er, well, we have no such plans.

Er, um, because the people dying of Ebola in West Africa are black?

Fame came with ER in the mid-1990s and Clooney's role as heart-throb doctor Doug Ross.

He can't talk much, though; 'tain't good fur him; his lungs is out er kilter.

Thar couldn't nothin' kill her, short er wild beasts, ef she hed ther baby 'n her arms!

The subject is made more embarrassing because of its—er, rather personal nature.

It is true that I was impressed with him in a way, because the man was rather—er, inspiring, and I entertained hopes.

The place he put it in was—er—a little below golf and a little above classical concerts.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to er, such as: emergency, critical care facility, emergency clinic, icu, intensive care unit, and medical crisis unit.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.