-ment

aff. a suffix of nouns that denote an action or resulting state (abridgment; refreshment), a product (fragment), or means (ornament)
Etymology: < F < L -mentum, suffix forming nouns, usu. from verbs

From formal English to slang. 2014.

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.