-sy

cvb aff. a suffix forming nouns or adjectives, usu. as a diminutive of the base word (bitsy; footsies; halvsies); adjectives formed with -sy may be ironic, implying that the quality in question is self-consciously assumed or feigned (artsy; cutesy; folksy)
Etymology: of uncert. orig.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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