agent noun


Definition of agent noun

: a noun denoting the performer of an action (as writer, inspector, patron, hanger-on)

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First Known Use of agent noun

1782, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of agent noun was in 1782

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“Agent noun.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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