auto-antonym

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

auto- +‎ antonym.

Coined or reported as autantonym by Joseph T. Shipley, 1960.[1]

Noun[edit]

auto-antonym (plural auto-antonyms)

  1. Alternative form of autoantonym

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shipley, Joseph T. Playing with Words. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1960, p. 74