cvb aff. a suffix that forms nouns denoting a person characterized by or occupied with that named by the stem, occurring in loanwords from French:
concessionaire; doctrinaire; legionnaire; millionaire[/ex]
Etymology: < F < L -ārius -ary, a learned doublet of the F suffix -ier -eer, -ier II

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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