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-ette

noun suffix

Simple Definition of -ette

  • : little one

  • : female

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of -ette

  1. 1 :  little one <kitchenette>

  2. 2 :  female <farmerette>

Origin and Etymology of -ette

French, feminine diminutive suffix, from Old French -ete — more at -et


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