1. Suffix.  (context, added to verbs) person or thing that does an action indicated by the root verb; (non-gloss definition, used to form an agent noun) .
  2. Suffix.  (context, added to a noun denoting an occupation) person whose occupation is (the noun).
  3. Suffix.  (context, added to a number, measurement or noun denoting a quantified set) a name for a person or thing that is based on a number (with or without a noun).
  4. Suffix.  (slang, chiefly) (non-gloss definition, used to form nouns shorter than more formal synonyms) .
  5. Suffix.  (informal, added to a noun) One who enjoys.
  6. Suffix.  (context, added to a proper noun) Suffix denoting a resident or inhabitant of (the place denoted by the proper noun); (non-gloss definition, used to form a demonym) .
  7. Suffix.  Suffix denoting residency in or around a district, area, or region.
  8. Suffix.  (context, Forming nouns from Old French and Anglo-Norman) person or thing connected with.
  9. Suffix.  (context, added to certain adjectives and adverbs, now especially short ones) more; (non-gloss definition, used to form the comparative) .
  10. Suffix.  (context, added to certain adverbs) more; (non-gloss definition, used to form the comparative) .
  11. Suffix.  (context, added to a verb) instance of (the verbal action); (non-gloss definition, used to form nouns from verbs, especially in legal terms) .
  12. Suffix.  (context, added to a verb or imitative sound) frequently; (non-gloss definition, used to form frequentative verbs) .
  13. Suffix.  (non-gloss definition, Used to form slang or colloquial equivalents of words) .

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