aff. an adjective suffix, equivalent in meaning to -ic, occurring in loanwords from Greek (eidetic), and in a few analogous Latin or English formations (splenetic; phenetic)
Etymology: < L -ēticus < Gk -ētikos

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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