Definition of Paronomasia. Meaning of Paronomasia. Synonyms of Paronomasia

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Definition of Paronomasia

Paronomasia
Paronomasia Par`o*no*ma"si*a, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to form a word by a slight change; ? beside + ? to name, fr. ? a name.] (Rhet.) A play upon words; a figure by which the same word is used in different senses, or words similar in sound are set in opposition to each other, so as to give antithetical force to the sentence; punning. --Dryden.

Meaning of Paronomasia from wikipedia

- The pun, also called paronomasia, is a form of word play that exploits multiple meanings of a term, or of similar-sounding words, for an intended humorous...
- Alliteration (initial rhyme) is a special case of parechesis. It is related to paronomasia. Gert J. C. Jordaan -Ancient Gr**** Inside Out: The Semantics of Grammatical...
- 701 BCE). For these p****ages of doom on the various cities, paronomasia is used. Paronomasia is a literary device which 'plays' on the sound of each word...
- status/schedule Daily Launch date January 25, 2005 Publisher(s) Explosm Genre(s) Black comedy, satire, surreal humor, paronomasia, sketch comedy, adult animation...
- something while pretending to p**** it over parody: Humouristic imitation paronomasia: Pun, in which similar-sounding words but words having a different meaning...
- which is a reference to Genesis 1:2), its use alongside tohu being mere paronomasia, and is given the equivalent translation of "emptiness, voidness". In...
- (Hor. Heb., in Act. Apost. vi. 5) suggests another and more startling paronomasia. The word, in his view, was chosen, as identical in sound with ניכולה...
- Contemporary Babylonian do****ents refer to this dynasty as BALA PA.ŠE, a paronomasia (play on words) on the term išinnu ("stalk", written as PA.ŠE), interpreted...
- auxiliary to or derivative of that denoted by the base word ( parody; paronomasia, paranoia) and hence abnormal or defective. Taxic - indicating movement...
- pneumology respirology punnology The art or practice of making puns or paronomasia. pyramidology The study of pseudoscientific speculations regarding pyramids...
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