/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 6 Dec. 2023.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “appellation”, accessed December 6, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/appellation.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Appellation. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved December 6, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/appellation


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