- little: statuette
- female [majorette]: as applied to persons, now often avoided as patronizing [suffragette]
- a substitute for: leatherette
Origin of -etteFr: see -et
- Small; diminutive: kitchenette.
- Female: usherette.
- An imitation or inferior kind of cloth: leatherette.
Origin of -etteMiddle English from Old French feminine of -et -et