-ton


a suffix formerly used to form nouns from adjectives: simpleton; singleton.

Nearby words

  1. -tious,
  2. -to-be,
  3. -tome,
  4. -tomous,
  5. -tomy,
  6. -tonia,
  7. -tonic,
  8. -tor,
  9. -tory,
  10. -trice

Origin of -ton

variant of dial. tone one (see tother)

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