postfix

[ verb pohst-fiks, pohst-fiks; noun pohst-fiks ]
/ verb poʊstˈfɪks, ˈpoʊst fɪks; noun ˈpoʊst fɪks /

verb (used with object)

to affix at the end of something; append; suffix.

noun

something postfixed.
a suffix.

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Origin of postfix

1795–1805; post- + -fix, modeled on prefix

OTHER WORDS FROM postfix

post·fix·al, post·fix·i·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for postfix

postfix

verb (pəʊstˈfɪks)

(tr) to add or append at the end of something; suffix

noun (ˈpəʊstˌfɪks)

a less common word for suffix
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