(Verbs). To neologise, archaise, pun.
(Phrase). To coin or mint words.
(Adjectives). Neological, archaistic, unprounceable, paronomastic.
A name, appellation, designation, appellative, denomination, term, expression, noun, byword, byname, epithet, style, title, prenomen, forename, Christian name, baptismal name, cognomen, agnomen, patronymic, surname.
Synonym, namesake; euphemism, onomatopia.
Quotation, citation, chapter and verse.
(Verbs). To name, call, term, denominate, designate, style, clepe, entitle, dub, christen, baptise, characterise, specify, define.
To be called, etc., to take the name of, pass under the name of; to quote, cite.
(Phrases). To call a spade a spade; to rejoice in the name of.
(Adjectives). Named, called, etc., hight, yclept, known as; nuncupatory, nuncupative, cognominal, titular, nominal.
Literal, verbal, discriminative.
(Phrase). Lucus a non lucendo.
A neologist, a Mrs. Malaprop.
(Verbs). To misname, missay, miscall, misterm, nickname.
To assume a name; to coin words.
(Adjectives). Misnamed, etc., malapropian, pseudonymous, soidisant, self - called, self - styled, new- fangled expressions.
Nameless, anonymous, without a name, having no name, innominate, unnamed.
Sentence, paragraph, motto.
Figure, trope, metaphor 521, antiphrasis, proverb.
(Verbs). To express, phrase, couch, clothe in words; to word.
(Adjectives). Expressed, etc., couched in, phraseological, paraphrastic, periphrastic, circumlocutory 573, proverbial.
(Phrases). As the saying is; in good set terms; sans phrase.
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