Definition of Antonomasia. Meaning of Antonomasia. Synonyms of Antonomasia

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Definition of Antonomasia

Antonomasia
Antonomasia An`to*no*ma"si*a (?; 277), n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to name instead; ? + ? to name, ? name.] (Rhet.) The use of some epithet or the name of some office, dignity, or the like, instead of the proper name of the person; as when his majesty is used for a king, or when, instead of Aristotle, we say, the philosopher; or, conversely, the use of a proper name instead of an appellative, as when a wise man is called a Solomon, or an eminent orator a Cicero.

Meaning of Antonomasia from wikipedia

- In rhetoric, antonomasia is a kind of metonymy in which an epithet or phrase takes the place of a proper name, such as "the little corporal" for Napoleon...
- "Discreet Telemachus" is also considered an epithet. The Gr**** term antonomasia, in rhetoric, means substituting any epithet or phrase for a proper name...
- including the English loanword. However, the term duce survives as an antonomasia for Benito Mussolini. Mussolini intended that the Grand Council of Fascism...
- hit the bottle," to refer to his drinking (large quantities) of liquor Antonomasia Conceptual metaphor Figure of speech Hendiadys Holonymy Hyponymy Merism...
- where such a nickname is referred to in French as "Blason po****ire". Antonomasia Athletic nickname Australian national sports team nicknames Calling name...
- units Sports terms Surgical procedures Tests Trademarks or brand names Antonomasia Archetypal name Eponymous hairstyles Ethnonym Etymology Lists of etymologies...
- for the picture, instead of the picture standing for the word. -onym Antonomasia Deferred reference            Eggcorn Eponym Enthymeme Euphemism by comparison...
- Antinomasy may refer to: Antonomasia, a substitution of any epithet or phrase for a proper name Antinomianism, a belief originating in Christian theology...
- the former convent building. This is named "San Pietro in Vincoli" per antonomasia. The church is located on the Oppian Hill near Cavour metro station,...
- used ironically. antistasis: Repetition of a word in a different sense. antonomasia: Substitution of a proper name for a phrase or vice versa aphorism: Briefly...
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