Definition of Autonyms

1. Noun. (plural of autonym) ¹



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Definition of Autonyms

1. autonym [n] - See also: autonym

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autonyms

autonomists
autonomotropic
autonomous
autonomous communities
autonomous community
autonomous psychotherapy
autonomously
autonomously replicating sequence
autonomousness
autonomy
autonumbered
autonumbering
autonym
autonymous
autonymously
autonyms (current term)
autonymy
autooxidation
autooxidations
autopalatine
autopalatines
autoparenchymatous metaplasia
autopartitioning
autopathic
autopathographies
autopathography
autopay
autopayment
autopen
autopens

Literary usage of Autonyms

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1. The Hmong, 1987-1995: A Selected & Annotated Bibliography edited by J. Christina Smith (1996)
"Linguistics of the Tibeto- Burman Area 10 (spring 1987): 196-198. autonyms, names (often ethnocentric) that ethnic groups use for themselves, are contrasted ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1913)
"Flemming, L: A. Synonyms, autonyms, and associated words. 16°. $1.50 n. Putnam. Fletcher, J: S. The fine air of the morning 12°. $1.25 n. Estes. ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1886)
"... such skill in misconstruction as a ‘Dictionary of Synonyms and autonyms' can easily supply, our friend the ‘Rambler' found an answer long ago: “I am not ..."

4. Guide to the Study and Use of Reference Books by Alice Bertha ( Kroeger, Isadore Gilbert Mudge, American Library Association (1908)
"014.2 Include pseudonyms of all kinds, asterisms, a biographic index of autonyms, and a general index. ..."

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