- 1) aff. a formative of no precise significance found in a variety of commercial coinages (granola; Victrola) and jocular variations of words (crapola)2) aff. a suffix extracted from payola, used in coinages that have the general sense “covert payments, esp. to an entertainment figure in return for promoting a product, making an appearance, etc.” (playola)•Etymology: appar. < It or L -ola dim. suffix; see -ole I, -ule
From formal English to slang. 2014.