/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 27 Jan. 2021.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “appellation”, accessed January 27, 2021, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/appellation.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Appellation. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved January 27, 2021, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/appellation


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