-ette

noun suffix

Definition of -ette

1 : little one kitchenette
2 : female farmerette

History and Etymology for -ette

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

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-ette

noun suffix

English Language Learners Definition of -ette

: little one
: female

-ette

noun suffix
\ ˈet\

Kids Definition of -ette

1 : little one kitchenette
2 : female drum majorette

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