-ese

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1-ese

adjective suffix

Definition of -ESE

:  of, relating to, or originating in (a certain place or country) <Japanese>

Origin of -ESE

Portuguese -ês & Italian -ese, from Latin -ensis

2-ese

noun suffix
plural -ese

Definition of -ESE

1
:  native or resident of (a specified place or country) <Chinese>
2
a :  language of (a particular place, country, or nationality) <Cantonese>
b :  speech, literary style, or diction peculiar to (a specified place, person, group, discipline, subject, or activity) —usually in words applied in depreciation <journalese> <baseballese>

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