the suffix, seen in slang since the late 1960s, confers a sense of the pseudo-scientific or pathological on the preced-ing word or part of a word. It is invariably also pejorative, and as such performs as a negative version of the neutral '-ish' or '-esque'. Examples are 'Ramboid', 'bozoid' (from bozo), 'trendoid' and zom-boid.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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