FY

1 of 2

abbreviation

fiscal year

-fy

2 of 2

verb suffix

1
: make : form into
dandify
2
: invest with the attributes of : make similar to
citify

Word History

Etymology

Verb suffix

Middle English -fien, from Anglo-French -fier, from Latin -ficare, from -ficus -fic

Dictionary Entries Near FY

Cite this Entry

“FY.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/FY. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

-fy

verb suffix
ˌfī
-fied; -fying
1
: cause to become
beautify
2
: gain or cause to gain qualities related to
citify
Etymology

Verb suffix

derived from Latin -ficare, from facere "to make, do"

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