-euse

aff. a suffix occurring in loanwords from French, forming feminine nouns corresponding to nouns ending in
-eur: chanteuse[/ex]
Etymology: < F < L -ōsa, fem. of -ōsus -ose I (> F -eux)

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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