/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 13 Apr. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “appellation”, accessed April 13, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/appellation.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Appellation. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved April 13, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/appellation


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