noun. ['ˈɛpəˌθɛt'] a defamatory or abusive word or phrase.
- smear word
- hatchet job
Words that Rhyme with Epithet
Example sentences of the word epithet
1. Noun, singular or mass
Queen of the night is another epithet bestowed upon the night-blooming jasmine.
Quotes containing the word epithet
1. The typical atheist rebels against God as a teenager rebels against his parents. When his own desires or standards are not fulfilled in the way that he sees fit, he, in revolt, storms out of the house in denial of the Word of God and in scrutiny of a great deal of those who stand by the Word of God. The epithet 'Heavenly Father' is a grand reflection, a relation to that of human nature.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy
noun. ['ˈɛpəˌθɛt'] descriptive word or phrase.
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