1) aff. a suffix found in nouns denoting an action or process or the person or persons acting, appearing in loanwords from Romance languages (cannonade; fusillade; renegade), and occasionally productive in English (blockade)2) aff. a noun suffix indicating a drink made of a particular fruit, normally a citrus:
lemonade•Etymology: < F < Oc, Sp, or Upper It -ada < L -āta, fem. of -ātus -ate I; or < Sp -ado < L -ātus -ate I II-adeaff. a collective suffix like -ad:
decade•Etymology: < F < Gk; see -ad
From formal English to slang. 2014.