Definition of Epigrammatist

1. n. One who composes epigrams, or makes use of them.



Definition of Epigrammatist

1. Noun. Someone who writes an epigram (any meanings) ¹

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Definition of Epigrammatist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epigrammatist

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epigrammatist (current term)
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Literary usage of Epigrammatist

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... that the chief value of this literature is historical. revealed the skill of the epigrammatist and the nature- lover's gift of affectionate observation. ..."

2. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... and epigrammatist, had written,— This life a theatre we well may call. Where every actor must perform with art. Or laugh it through, and make a farce of ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"... or EPIGRAMMA- terminating in a point. TICK, (ep-e-gr^m-mat'-e-kal, ep-e-gram- roat'-ik) n. 'Dealing in epigrams; having epigrammatist, ..."

4. ... Characters and Passages from Note-books by Samuel Butler (1908)
"AN epigrammatist IS a Poet of small Wares, whose Muse is short-winded, and quickly out of Breath. She flies like a Goose, that is no sooner upon the Wing, ..."

5. History of English Humour: With an Introduction Upon Ancient Humour by Alfred Guy L'Estrange (1878)
"... of the Caesar Family—Cicero —Augustus—Persius—Petronius — Juvenal — Martial— epigrammatist—Lucian—Apuleius—Julian the Apostate —The ..."

6. Poetry and Poets: A Collection of the Choicest Anecdotes Relative to the by Richard Ryan (1826)
"BUTLER'S CHARACTER OF AN epigrammatist. AN epigrammatist is a poet of small wares, •whose muse is short-winded, and quickly out of breath. ..."

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