charactonym

noun char·ac·to·nym \ˈkarə̇ktəˌnim also ˈker-\

Definition of charactonym

plural

-s

  1. :  a name especially for a fictional character (such as Mistress Quickly or Caspar Milquetoast) that suggests a distinctive trait of the character

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Origin and Etymology of charactonym

character + -onym


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