subfix

[ suhb-fiks ]
/ ˈsʌb fɪks /

noun

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Origin of subfix

1890–95; sub- + -fix, extracted from prefix, suffix, etc.
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Example sentences from the Web for subfix

  • A classified list shows 28 compounds of this glyph, 20 of these showing the subfix, and combined with a face or other prefix.

  • Subfix the word should be literally, but for the sake of the sound—the euphony, the good sound—we say suffix.

    Plain English|Marian Wharton