How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"infix" is from "in" (within) + "figere" (fasten) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.
Infixes in the english language are rare.
Something inserted in the middle of a word. Forms a new word with a different meaning. A word could have different things added.
Examples of how the word is used
|In other languages there are hundreds of infixes.|
|Since "infix" goes back a couple of centuries, I don't think you can blame computer scientists for it.|