-o

-o [ō]
[clipped < words ending in -o (e.g. HIPPO, STENO, GRINGO)] suffix
1. forming slangy, intensive counterparts of adjectives, nouns, and interjections [cheapo, freako]
2. forming slang nouns from adjectives [weirdo, sicko]

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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