Definition of -athon

: event or activity lasting a long time or involving a great deal of something talkathon

History and Etymology for -athon

marathon

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“-athon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-athon. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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