Meaning of -ETTE in English


-ette /et/ BrE AmE suffix [in nouns]

[ Language: French ]

1 . a small thing of a particular type:

a kitchenette (=small kitchen)

a snackette (=a very small meal)

2 . a woman who is doing a particular job:

an usherette (=female usher)

3 . something that is not real, but is ↑ imitation (2):


chairs covered with leatherette

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.