-ies

I.
1. a word element representing the third person singular of verbs ending in -y, -ie, and sometimes -ey. See -s2.

2. a word element representing the plural formation of nouns ending in -y, -ie, and sometimes -ey. See -s3.
II.
1. a noun suffix used especially in talking to children, as in jobbies.

2. an informal suffix for collective nouns, as in cheapies, drinkies.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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