Word:   
Definitions of appellative:
  • noun:   identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
  • adjective:   pertaining to or dealing with or used as a common noun
  • adjective:   inclined to or serving for the giving of names
    Example: "The appellative faculty of children"

Related words...
Descriptive words...

Search for appellative at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2020 Datamuse