Last modified on 19 March 2015, at 20:29


See also: ere, Ere, -ere, -eré, and erè



'ere (not comparable)

  1. (UK, slang and dialectal) Eye dialect spelling of here.
    1933, George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London, xxix
    ’Ere y’are, the best rig-out you ever ’ad. A tosheroon [half a crown] for the coat, two ’ogs for the trousers, one and a tanner for the boots, and a ’og for the cap and scarf. That’s seven bob.’



  1. (UK, slang) Contraction of look here, used for emphasis at the beginning of a sentence when expressing an opinion or want.
    ’Ere, why don't we get some cigarettes?