agnomination definition

  • noun:
    • A paronomasia, or allusion of just one word to a different
    • An alliteration.
    • polyptoton.
    • Assigning to an effective title its literal or homophonic definition.
    • A surname.
    • Paronomasia; additionally, alliteration; annomination.
    • An additional name or name; a name put into another, as expressive of some work, achievement, etc.; a surname.
    • Resemblance in noise between one-word and another, especially by alliteration; in addition, the rehearse of utilizing in close proximity to the other person terms which resemble one another in sound (see annomination): as, “Scott of Scotstarvet's Staggering State of Scots Statesmen.”

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