- cvb aff. a suffix forming adjectival derivatives of place names, esp. countries or cities, frequently used nominally to denote the inhabitants of the place or their language (Faroese; Japanese; Viennese); also occurring in coinages that denote in a disparaging, often facetious way a characteristic jargon, style, or accent:Brooklynese; journalese[/ex]•Etymology: prob. orig. < It -ese, later repr. Sp, Pg -es, F -ais, -ois, all < L -ēnsem -ensis
From formal English to slang. 2014.