charactonym

[kar-ik-tuh-nim]

noun

a name given to a literary character that is descriptive of a quality or trait of the character.

Nearby words

  1. characteristic x-ray,
  2. characterization,
  3. characterize,
  4. characterless,
  5. charactery,
  6. charade,
  7. charades,
  8. charanga,
  9. charango,
  10. charas

Origin of charactonym


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