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epithet

 

epithet

 

E-pi-thet (‘e’ as in ‘pet’)

 

noun

  1. an adjective or phrase expressing a quality or attribute regarded as characteristic of the person or thing mentioned
  2. an epithet used as a term of abuse

‘Blix’s self-conferring epithet mysteriously changed from “the Amazing” to “the All Powerful”.’

 

synonyms:

sobriquet, nickname, byname, title, name

variant:

epithets

 

So. Have you read it yet? I know, it’s only been a day… Reeaaad iiiit…

If you had an epithet, what would it be?

 

ellipsis the verbose (that means ‘using more words than needed’, btw)

2 comments

damnedmonkey

Thomas the procrastinator and the self-appointed Time Lord.

12th Mar, 19
ellipsis

Very nice. I shall address you as that on formal occasions. (Although I don't how that'd happen. But might as well be prepared.)

12th Mar, 19