Definition of -ology

1. Suffix. (alternative form of -logy), used for phonological reasons when the preceding morpheme ends in certain consonant sounds. ¹

2. Suffix. (context: often humorous) added to an ordinary English word to create a name for a (possibly non-existent) field of study ¹

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