/ˌæpɪˈleɪʃən/

noun

1 a the word by which a particular person or thing is called and known. b name. c title. d designation. 2 the act of calling by a name.

While parishioners affectionately called their priest “Father Henry,” their children preferred the appellation “Handsy Hank.”


Cite this Entry

Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Appellation.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/appellation. Accessed 31 July 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “appellation”, accessed July 31, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/appellation.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Appellation. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/appellation


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