Antonomasia

What is Antonomasia?

Antonomasia definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
Rhetoric. the identification of a person by an epithet or appellative that is not the person’s name, as his lordship.
the use of the name of a person who was distinguished by a particular characteristic, as Don Juan or Annie Oakley, to designate a person or group of persons having the same characteristic.

 

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