20 Examples of Suffixes, Meaning and Examples

20 Examples of Suffixes, Meaning and Examples

SuffixMeaningExample
–ageA resultWreckage
–anceAn action or stateImportance
-antA personAsistant
–eeA personReferee
-enceAn action or stateDifference
-er/orA personTeacher
–eryA type or place of workBakery
–essMakes a feminine formWaitress
-fulAs much as will fillSpoonful
–ingAn action or resultPainting
SuffixMeaningExample
-ableAble to beInflatable
-enMade ofWoolen
-fulFull ofBeautiful
-ibleAbilityFlexible
-ishA littleGreenish
-lessWithoutCareless
-likeSimilar to, likeLifelike
-ousFull ofJoyous
-someA tendency toQuarrelsome
-lyIn a mannerQuickly