-rel

-rel

a noun suffix having a diminutive or pejorative force: wastrel.
Also, -erel.


Origin:
Middle English < Old French -erel, -erelle

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-rel
 
suffix forming nouns
chiefly disparaging indicating a person or thing viewed as diminutive, trivial, or worthless: mongrel; wastrel

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