- n. Plural form of eponym.
“These words - called eponyms - and many more fill a new book called”
“Find out that we did eponyms twice already, most recently in 2006. 5.”
“(Un) luckily for some, the English language is chock-full of eponyms -- proper names that have slipped into general usage as other forms of speech.”
“Most sports eponyms (words taken from a person's name) are more closely related to the actual sport, such as the Axel jump in skating (named after Norwegian skater Axel Paulsen) and the Fosbury flop (a high-jump technique popularized by Dick Fosbury).”
“That is a word that changes its meaning and sometimes pronunciation when it is capitalized, and usually applies to capitalization due to proper nouns or eponyms.”
“King Charles should learn from his eponyms to keep his head down.”
“The name takes its place next to FedEx, Xerox and Hoover as one of the world's "genericized trademarks"--or "proprietary eponyms.”
“Take this true-or-false quiz to find out whether you're up on your eponyms.”
“An anonymous, but perhaps identifiable, website making an effort to improve the dating of eponyms in the reign of the Middle Assyrian king, Shalmaneser I 13th century BC is here .”
“Lists of eponyms are available for the Late Assyrian Empire and are important for dating ancient events.”
Looking for tweets for eponyms.