Pronunciation of Epithet
/ˈɛpɪθɪt/, /ˈɛpɪθɪt/, /ˈɛ_p_ɪ_θ_ɪ_t/
Antonyms for epithet:
Synonyms for epithet:
given name, assumed name, forename, Christian Name, nom de plume, family name, pet name, appellative, full name, nom de guerre, middle name, first name, moniker, a.k.a., last name, maiden name, nomenclature.
Other synonyms and related words:
dart, cognomen, cuss, barb, pet name, affront, denomination, moniker, Byname, dig, figure, curse, surname, blasphemy, handle, insult, appellative, expletive, alias, slur, public figure, oath, gens, style, nomenclature.
Sense 2 (noun)
Christian Name, a.k.a., family name, moniker, appellative, assumed name, handle, first name.
Sense 3 (noun)
nickname, sobriquet, misnomer, pseudonym.
Usage examples for epithet:
- It is needless, almost, to remark how ill applied is Hamilton's epithet. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
- Nobody, however, cared to use the epithet within his hearing. - "The Sign of the Spider", Bertram Mitford.
- The results hitherto obtained are encouraging, but they shew clearly that it is vain to attempt this enquiry except in the most superb weather; and there has not been a night deserving that epithet for some months past. - "Autobiography of Sir George Biddell Airy", George Biddell Airy.