-some meaning

  • 1 /-sum or -səm/
    1. (1) forming adjectives with the meaning full of, eg troublesome, wholesome
    2. (2) forming nouns denoting a group with a certain number of members, eg twosome, threesome
      ORIGIN: OE -sum; Ger -sam; cf same
    -some2 /-sōm/
      Forming nouns denoting a body, eg chromosome
      ORIGIN: Gr soma body

Related Words

  1. -scope meaning
  2. -scopy meaning
  3. -self meaning
  4. -ship meaning
  5. -sis meaning
  6. -speak meaning
  7. -spermal meaning
  8. -spermous meaning
  9. -spot meaning
  10. -spotter meaning
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