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Noun Suffixes: A Huge List of Popular Noun Suffixes in English

Noun Suffixes: A Huge List of Popular Noun Suffixes in English

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Noun suffixes in English! The following is a list of noun suffixes for practicing spelling, along with their meanings and examples. Suffixes are a letter or group of letters added to the ending of words to change their meaning or function.

Common Noun Suffixes


  • Meaning: A result
  • Example: Wreckage, vintage, baggage, cartage, damage


  • Meaning: An action os state
  • Example: Importance, appearance, significance, resistance


  • Meaning: A person
  • Example: Assistant, accountant, consultant, contestant


  • Meaning: A person
  • Example: Referee, employee, payee,  conferee, refugee


  • Meaning: An action or state
  • Example: Difference, dependence, subsistence

-er / –or

  • Meaning: A person
  • Example: Teacher, geographer, foreigner, doctor, guarantor


  • Meaning: A type or place of work
  • Example: Bakery, machinery, scenery, bravery


  • Meaning: Makes a feminine form
  • Example: Waitress, actress, hostess


  • Meaning: A process, state, or result
  • Example: Decoration, suggestion, completion,  excision


  • Meaning: A belief or condition
  • Example: Judaism, organism, alcoholism, parallelism


  • Meaning: A person
  • Example: Florist, chemist, dramatist, economist


  • Meaning: An action or state
  • Example: Measurement, abridgment, banishment, accomplishment


  • Meaning: A quality or state
  • Example: Happiness, bitterness, darkness, kindheartedness

Common Noun Suffixes | Infographic

Noun Suffixes

Tereza Culkova

Wednesday 20th of July 2022

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Zahra Pereira

Sunday 20th of February 2022

This is terrible


Friday 30th of October 2020

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