-ville: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form extracted from place names ending in -ville, used in the coinage of informal nonce words, usu. pejorative, that characterize a place, person, group, or situation () or that name a condition (). dullsville; disasterville; Mediaville
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