-ey

-ey

1
variant of -y1, especially after y: clayey.
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-ey

2
variant of -y2, especially after y.
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-ey
 
suffix
-y a variant of -y

-y or -ey1
 
suffix forming adjectives
1.  (from nouns) characterized by; consisting of; filled with; relating to; resembling: sunny; sandy; smoky; classy
2.  (from verbs) tending to; acting or existing as specified: leaky; shiny
 
[from Old English -ig, -ǣg]
 
-ey or -ey1
 
suffix forming adjectives
 
[from Old English -ig, -ǣg]

-y, -ie or -ey2
 
suffix
1.  denoting smallness and expressing affection and familiarity: a doggy; a granny; Jamie
2.  a person or thing concerned with or characterized by being: a groupie; a fatty
 
[C14: from Scottish -ie, -y, familiar suffix occurring originally in names, as in Jamie (James)]
 
-ie, -ie or -ey2
 
suffix
 
[C14: from Scottish -ie, -y, familiar suffix occurring originally in names, as in Jamie (James)]
 
-ey, -ie or -ey2
 
suffix
 
[C14: from Scottish -ie, -y, familiar suffix occurring originally in names, as in Jamie (James)]

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