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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A letter or letters added to the end of a word to change its meaning.

Usage examples (38)
  • When you take the word sing and add the suffix -er, you get the word singer.
  • suffix words
  • The word titivate apparently was derived from tidy with a quasi-Latin suffix added.
  • However, the whole point of this “- s” suffix is to turn a singular into a plural. for more
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