Definition of -ese in English:

-ese

suffix

  • Forming adjectives and nouns:
  • 1Denoting an inhabitant or language of a country or city: Maltese Viennese
  • 2often • derogatory (Especially with reference to language) denoting character or style: journalese officialese

Origin

from Old French -eis, based on Latin -ensis.

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