Coined by Arnold Zwicky from lib(erated) + -fix.
libfix (plural libfixes)
- (linguistics) An affix that has been extracted from an existing word.
- 2019, Antonio Bartolini; Roberto Cippitani; Valentina Colcelli, editors, Dictionary of Statuses within EU Law […] , Springer, →ISBN, footnote 12, page 324:
- The word ‘preneur’ is considered as a neologism or a libfix, identifying people that exercise particular economic activities, such as: (1) a mompreneur […]