Wednesday

Paronomasia (Punning) Word Definition

Paronomasia General Details:
  • Punning (pun).
  • The term was used in ancient rhetoric.
  • As a noun, refers to any play on the sounds of words.
  • The adjective form is - paronomastic
Paronomasia History:
  • Origin between 1570-1580.
  • Via Latin from Greek.

Posted by ALCHEssMIST.
Alchemipedia | Home | Index | AZ | Numbers | Years | Animals | Architecture | Art | Business | Fashion | Films | Food & Drink | Games | Health | History | Literature | Media | Music | People |Politics | Science | Sport | Technology | World |

No comments:

 
Web Statistics