byhanger etymology

English word byhanger comes from English by-, English hanger

Detailed word origin of byhanger

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
by- English (eng) Prefix denoting nearness or roundaboutness. Prefix meaning secondary, incidental, or parallel to (usually non-productive) town or city.
hanger English (eng)
byhanger English (eng) (rare) An appendage.. (rare) An onhanger; a parasite.

Words with the same origin as byhanger

Descendants of by-
bybidder bycatch bydweller byelection byfall byfellow byform byground byland byline bymatter bypass bypath byplay byproduct byrunning bysitter byspeech bystander bystreet bytalk bytown bywalk bywork
Descendants of hanger