overloper etymology

Dutch word overloper comes from Dutch -er, Dutch overlopen (To defect. To overflow.)

Detailed word origin of overloper

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-er Dutch (nld) Forms the comparative form of adjectives. Formings adjectives denoting something originating from a place.. Forms nouns denoting male inhabitants or residents of a place. Forms agent nouns from verbs.. Forms nouns for a person associated with something.
overlopen Dutch (nld) To defect. To overflow.
overloper Dutch (nld) Traitor, defector.

Words with the same origin as overloper

Descendants of -er
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