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Meaning of -le

-le

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a suffix of verbs having a frequentative force: dazzle; twinkle.
  2. a suffix of adjectives formed originally on verbal stems and having the sense of “apt to”: brittle.
  3. a noun suffix having originally a diminutive meaning: bramble.
  4. a noun suffix indicating agent or instrument: beadle; bridle; thimble.

l.e.

Pronunciation: [key]
— Football. Football.
  1. left end.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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  • -le (Thesaurus)