denominal

adjective

de·​nom·​i·​nal dē-ˈnä-mə-nᵊl How to pronounce denominal (audio)
: derived from a noun

Examples of denominal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And that means throwing a city-wide party with some of country music’s biggest names – a non-denominal worship service with 12-time GRAMMY award-winning gospel singer CeCe Winans, and concerts from Jon Pardi, Tim Dugger, Brooks & Dunn and the Oak Ridge Boys. Nathan Brown, The Indianapolis Star, 7 Aug. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of denominal was in 1959

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“Denominal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/denominal. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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