Definition of nomen agentis in English:

nomen agentis

noun

Grammar
  • An agent noun; a word or phrase that functions as an agent noun.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From post-classical Latin nomen agentis from classical Latin nōmen + agentis, genitive singular of agēns. Compare German Nomen agentis.

Pronunciation

nomen agentis

/ˌnəʊmən əˈdʒɛntɪs//ˌnəʊmɛn əˈdʒɛntɪs/