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.”
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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)
Appellation. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/appellation. Accessed 4 June 2023.
The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago Style)
The Effin Word, s.v. appellation, accessed June 4, 2023, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/appellation.
American Psychological Association (APA Style)
The Effin Word. (n.d.). Appellation. In The Effin Word. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/appellation