English dictionary

Hint: Click 'Bookmark' to add this page to your favorites.

English noun: apocope

1. apocope (communication) abbreviation of a word by omitting the final sound or sounds

SamplesThe British get `pud' from `pudding' by apocope.

Broader (hypernym)abbreviation

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2018 onlineordbog.dk