aff. a suffix that creates familiar, usu. jocular variations of semantically more neutral nouns; normally added to monosyllabic bases, or merged with bases ending in
-er: flopperoo; smackeroo; switcheroo[/ex]
Etymology: perh. extracted from buckaroo

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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