a diminutive suffix
attached to nouns ( booklet; piglet; ringlet ),
and, by extraction from bracelet,
a suffix denoting a band, piece of jewelry, or article of clothing worn on the part of the body specified by the noun ( anklet; wristlet ).
Origin: Middle English -let, -lette
< Middle French -elet,
equivalent to -el
(< Latin -āle,
neuter of -ālis -al1
) or < Latin -ellus
diminutive suffix; cf. -elle
) + -et -et
is always a great word to know.
So is interrobang. Does it mean: