andy etymology

English word andy comes from English -y, English android

Detailed word origin of andy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-y English (eng) Forming abstract nouns denoting a state, condition, or quality.. Used in the name of some locations which end in -ia in Latin. Forming diminutive nouns. Also used for familiar and pet names as a term of endearment. Added to nouns and adjectives to form adjectives meaning “having the quality of”.. Added to verbs to form adjectives meaning "inclined to".
android English (eng) (anatomy, in pelvimetry) Of the pelvis, having a narrow anterior segment and a heart-shaped brim, typically found in the male.. Possessing human qualities. A robot that is designed to look and act like a human (not necessarily male).
andy English (eng) (scifi, slang) android.

Words with the same origin as andy

Descendants of -y
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