Suffix

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Suffix Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • an affix that is added at the end of the word
  • attach a suffix to; "suffix words"

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  • an affix that is added at the end of the word

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Suffix Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A suffix is a few letters put at the end of a word to change its meaning. It is a type of affix.

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Compare to prefix. Prefixes are letters put at the beginning of a word to change its meaning.



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Suffix Sample Sentences in News


  • Bob Woodward Is ‘Surprised’ at Staying Power of ‘-Gate’ Suffix After Nixon Scandal
    Bob Woodward was one part of the infamous Washington Post duo whose Watergate reporting brought down the Richard Nixon presidency. Four decades later, Woodward finds it surprising the “-gate” suffix has become entrenched in the controversy lexicon. “Of course it made no sense,” Woodward told The Washington Post Tuesday about all of the scandals that borrow Read more on this news related to 'Suffix'
  • DeflateGate ... or Ballghazi? Will the new scandal suffix have staying power?
    ?I suspect ?-ghazi? will not last.? Says who? Says Bob Woodward. Read more on this news related to 'Suffix'
  • Birmingham: Britain's new Mecca?
    By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth now wears a hijab. A major British city has removed the suffix "ham" from its name because it is not halal. Elderly Britons are being mass-converted to Islam in mosques branded "Mecca". These were some of the satirical visions on social media mocking a U.S. pundit on terrorism Read more on this news related to 'Suffix'

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