Definition of Antonomasy

1. n. Antonomasia.



Definition of Antonomasy

1. Noun. (alternative form of antonomasia) ¹

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Medical Definition of Antonomasy

1. The use of some epithet or the name of some office, dignity, or the like, instead of the proper name of the person; as when his majesty is used for a king, or when, instead of Aristotle, we say, the philosopher; or, conversely, the use of a proper name instead of an appellative, as when a wise man is called a Solomon, or an eminent orator a Cicero. Origin: L, fr. Gr, fr. To name instead; + to name, name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antonomasy

antlions
antly
antoeci
antoecian
antofine
antoikoi
antojito
antojitos
antoniniani
antoninianus
antonomasia
antonomasias
antonomasies
antonomastic
antonomastically
antonomasy (current term)
antonym
antonymic
antonymies
antonymous
antonymously
antonyms
antonymy
antophyte
antophytes
antorbital
antorbitals
antozone
antproof
antra

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