aff. an adjective-forming suffix occurring orig. in loanwords from Latin, with the sense “obtained by, produced by” the action of the base verb (fictile; textile) or “characterized by” the action of the base verb
missile; motile; sessile; versatile[/ex]
esp. in later formations identical in sense with -ile I
ductile; erectile[/ex]
Etymology: < L-tilis;

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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