"-wave" meaning in English

See -wave in All languages combined, or Wiktionary

Suffix

Etymology: Likely derived from new wave, and popularized by the terms chillwave and vaporwave. Head templates: {{head|en|suffix|cat2=|cat3=|head=|id=}} -wave, {{en-suffix}} -wave
  1. Applied to various (often very specialised) music genres, subcultures and aesthetics. Tags: morpheme
    Sense id: en--wave-en-suffix-lMV0w4JX Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header

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