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epigrammatic

[ ep-i-gruh-mat-ik ]
/ ˌɛp ɪ grəˈmæt ɪk /
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Definition of epigrammatic

adjective
of or like an epigram; terse and ingenious in expression.
containing or favoring the use of epigrams.
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Also ep·i·gram·mat·i·cal .

Origin of epigrammatic

1695–1705; <Latin epigrammaticus<Greek epigrammatikós, equivalent to epigrammat- (stem of epígramma) epigram + -ikos-ic

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