[ ep-i-gram-uh-tahyz ]
/ ˌɛp ɪˈgræm əˌtaɪz /

verb (used with object), ep·i·gram·ma·tized, ep·i·gram·ma·tiz·ing.

to express in epigrams.
to make epigrams about (a person or thing).

verb (used without object), ep·i·gram·ma·tized, ep·i·gram·ma·tiz·ing.

to make epigrams.

Words nearby epigrammatize

Also especially British, ep·i·gram·ma·tise.

Origin of epigrammatize

1685–95; < Greek epigrammatízein; see epigrammatic + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM epigrammatize

ep·i·gram·ma·tist, noun
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/ (ˌɛpɪˈɡræməˌtaɪz) /


to make an epigram or epigrams (about)

Derived forms of epigrammatize

epigrammatism, nounepigrammatist, noun
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