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Origin of -ette
usage note for -ette
Words nearby -ette
Example sentences from the Web for -ette
The Bachelor/ette also has social consequences, said Littlejohn.
But he does believe The Bachelor/ette is missing an economic opportunity.
Clarice remarked, "The 'ette' is so small we can save steps by being within hand's reach of everything, no matter where we stand."American Cookery|Various
The great event of the summer was the arrest of the noted chiefs and raiders, Set-t'aite, Set-gya and do-ette, "Big-tree."
Corn-wal-lis turned back, and marched first to Rich-mond, and then to Will-iams-burg, while La-fay-ette kept close in his rear.
La-fay-ette gave chase the next day and took post nine miles from his camp.
In three days he had to leave the dear old place, and with his guests push on to join La-fay-ette, who was at Will-iams-burg.