verbal noun

noun

Definition of verbal noun

: a noun derived directly from a verb or verb stem and in some uses having the sense and constructions of a verb

First Known Use of verbal noun

1652, in the meaning defined above

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“Verbal noun.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/verbal%20noun. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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