epigrammatize

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

Origin of epigrammatize

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

Related forms

ep·i·gram·ma·tist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for epigrammatize

epigrammatize

epigrammatise

/ (ˌɛpɪˈɡræməˌtaɪz) /

verb

to make an epigram or epigrams (about)

Derived Forms

epigrammatism, nounepigrammatist, noun
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