[ UK /ˈe‍ə/ ]
  1. at all times; all the time and on every occasion
    I will always be there to help you
    always arrives on time
    ever hoping to strike it rich
    there is always some pollution in the air
    ever busy
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How To Use e'er In A Sentence

  • Oh, only a young lord who has lived his whole life as a ne'er-do-well. THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY
  • The Roman Scarus comments which "Experience, manhood, honour, ne'er before/Did so violate itself. Archive 2009-11-01
  • Nae tawted tyke, though e'er sae duddie, [matted cur, ragged] Robert Burns How To Know Him
  • 'Very likely,' answered the pedlar, with great composure; 'but ne'ertheless, I shall take leave to whistle again upon puir Bawty.' Waverley
  • There'll be steam coming off the Bernina e'er long. 47 entries from February 2008
  • Ye're aye cute, dame," I cried, thrawing the bit gy abune, and in a gliffing, doun jumpit the chiel, and a braw chiel he was sure enough, siccan my auld e'en sall ne'er see again, wi 'his brent brow and buirdly bowk wrappit in a tartan plaid, wi' a Highland kilt. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 289, December 22, 1827
  • His voice did he keep under/and ne'er a word spake he. The Nibelungenlied Translated into Rhymed English Verse in the Metre of the Original
  • Walcott is a Nobel Prize winner who, to paraphrase Wordsworth, leaves trailing clouds of sexual harassment behind him where e'er he goes, at least in the 617 area code. When Will the Poetic Violence End?
  • It is much against my will," said Robin Hood, "ne'ertheless, if thou dost wish it, get thee gone, but bear thyself seemingly, Little John, for thou art mine own right-hand man and I could ill bear to have harm befall thee. The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • Ed Norton stars in this film about twin brothers -- one a professor at Brown University, the other a redneck -- who come back together in Oklahoma when the ne'er-do-well, marijuana-dealing brother is implicated in a criminal matter. Ed Koch: Leaves of Grass (A Mayor Koch Review)
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