From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English-ie-ie /i/ suffix [in nouns] informal 🔊 🔊 x-refanother form of the suffix-y 🔊 dearie
Examples from the Corpus
-ie• Hi Eddie!i.e.i.e. /ˌaɪ ˈiː/ ●●○ 🔊 🔊 EXPLAINwritten before a word or phrase that gives the exact meaning of something you have just written or said 🔊 The film is only open to adults, i.e. people over 18.From Longman Business Dictionaryieie, i.e.used before a word or phrase that gives the exact meaning of something you have just written or saidThe key to success is engaging the workforce — i.e. getting workers to show the same enthusiasm for their work as they do for their hobbies.