Definition of onomast in English:


Syllabification: on·o·mast
Pronunciation: /ˈänəˌmast


  • A person who studies proper names, especially personal names.
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    • Offshore onomasts and eponymists might favour something like Aimless Aussie if it came from our shores.


1980s: back-formation from onomastic.

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