nonce word definition

  • noun:
    • A word happening, created, or made use of just for a specific celebration; as an example, the phrase mileconsuming in "the truck just starting to fall under its sluggish and mileconsuming clatter” ( William Faulkner).
    • A word invented for the occasion.
    • “a term obviously employed limited to the nonce”.
    • a word with an unique definition utilized for a unique celebration

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