Monday, June 27, 2011

Word of the Week: EPITHET

Your word of the week for June 27th - July 3rd:

Epithet n.

Definition: 
A characterizing word or phrase accompanying or occurring in place of the name of a person or thing.

Example:
"His charitable works have earned him the epithet Mr. Philanthropy.

Origin: Greek

First Known Use: 1579






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