Green’s Dictionary of Slang

-age sfx

[adoption of SE sfx, used for abstract nouns, names of people or verbs expressing action]

(mainly US campus) a sfx forming an abstract n., e.g. rainage, a situation in which it is raining; babage, attractive young women.

[US]Monteleone Criminal Sl. (rev. edn) 61: cribbage A theft; a stolen article.
[US]Current Sl. IV:3–4 (1970) 14: Burbage, intrj. Darn it!
[US]Eble Campus Sl. Mar. 1: -age – used for emphasis [...] ‘I’ve got massive studyage to do this week.’.
[Can]Totally True Diaries of an Eighties Roller Queen [Internet] 10 May Jackie and I skipped third and went out and looked for some dubage. We found some guys smoking some in Lackies bush. They gave us 7 spliffs for $5.
[US]Eble Campus Sl. Mar. 7: scoopage – potential date material.
[US]M. Myers et al. Wayne’s World II [film script] garth: I think I’m going to blow chunks. [We watch him struggle as the chunkage apparently rises].
[US]Eble Campus Sl. Sept. 6: tunage – music.
[US]M. Adams ‘Slayer Sl.’ (part 2) in Verbatim Autumn n.p.: The suffix -age is used often in the history of English to indicate notions of collection (sewerage, baggage), relationship (parentage), the result of an action, usually formed from the relevant verb (wreckage), payment (linage), or residence (vicarage, parsonage), among others [...] jocular student use has guaranteed -age’s legacy to slang in items like studyage, rainage, bookage, snowage, foodage, neckage ‘necking,’ babage, and fundage.
[US]N.Y. Times 27 June n.p.: There are multiple terms for success (including ‘winnage,’ ‘winnitude,’ having an ‘Elvis year,’ being ‘golden’ or ‘on velvet’) and an equally large number of terms for failure (‘lossage,’ ‘lossity,’ ‘Big Lose’) and stupidity.
[US]D.H. Sterry Chicken (2003) 123: I position myself where I can get maximum rubbage.
[UK]Observer Mag. 20 Oct. 101/4: Along came Bridget Jones [...] complaining about male ‘fuckwittage.’.
[US]J. Ellroy ‘Jungletown Jihad’ in Destination: Morgue! (2004) 355: Your latest shootout sure says shrinkage to me. 26 June [Internet] How boobagely gifted women try on a bra. [...] inspect yourself. check for frontal quadraboobage, as well as backfat boobage.
[US]C. Goffard Snitch Jacket 175: Let us get some snackage.