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addaword.gifdefinition of aptonym

noun
(also aptronym)
a person's name that is appropriate to their job
an example of an aptonym is the current UK Lord Chief Justice, whose name and title is Lord Judge.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 30/05/2012 09:55:00
Definition of aptonym from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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