Word of the Day – Assignation

By October 15, 2019Word of the Day

Assignation (noun)

as-ig-nay-shun

An appointment to meet someone in secret, typically one made by lovers.

Late Middle English (in the senses ‘command, appointment to office, or allotment of revenue’): via Old French from Latin assignatio(n-), from the verb assignare (see assign).

Example sentences

“His assignation with the older woman went well.”

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