dead-naming

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dead +‎ naming, 'naming as (soon to be) dead'. Attested since the early 1900s.

Noun[edit]

dead-naming

  1. An act of instance of naming as the target of a death-curse — of killing by naming.

See also[edit]

  • deadname (to refer to someone (especially trans) by a former name)