What is another word for epithet?

229 synonyms found


[ ˈɛpɪθɪt], [ ˈɛpɪθɪt], [ ˈɛ_p_ɪ_θ_ɪ_t]

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How to use "Epithet" in context?

An epithet is a descriptive term assigned to a noun or adjective. They can be made up, but are often derived from a person's name. epithets can be used to convey information about a noun or adjective, or comedic intention. Many epithets are used in everyday speech. Some epithets entered common usage through the use of other words that are also epithets, like "colorful" or "beautiful." Some epithets are used in a disparaging way, to refer to people or things that are considered lower in rank, or less attractive.

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