post·​pos·​i·​tive ˌpōs(t)-ˈpä-zə-tiv How to pronounce postpositive (audio)
: placed after or at the end of another word
postpositively adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1712, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postpositive was in 1712

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“Postpositive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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