1. a combining form meaning "solidity," used in the formation of compound words: rheopexy; mastopexy.

Origin of -pexy

<New Latin -pexia<Greek -pēxia, derivative of pêxis a fixing, solidity; see -y3

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How to use -pexy in a sentence

  • The children, when naughty, are also threatened with the Pexy, who is supposed to haunt woods and coppices.

    The Fairy Mythology | Thomas Keightley