aff. a suffix occurring in adjectives borrowed from Latin, meaning “full of,”“abounding in,”“given to,”“like”:
jocose; otiose; verbose[/ex]
Etymology: < L -ōsus. Cf. -ous II
chem. aff. a suffix used in the names of sugars and other carbohydrates (fructose; lactose), and of protein derivatives (proteose)

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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