Dictionary.com

-orial

Save This Word!

a suffix used to form adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -tor or -tory2 : gladiatorial; purgatorial.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON HAS VS. HAVE!
Do you have the grammar chops to know when to use “have” or “has”? Let’s find out with this quiz!
Question 1 of 7
My grandmother ________ a wall full of antique cuckoo clocks.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of -orial

Middle English -oriale.See -or2, -ory2, -al1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK