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epigrammatize

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

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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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British Dictionary definitions for epigrammatize

epigrammatize

epigrammatise

/ (ˌɛpɪˈɡræməˌtaɪz) /

verb

to make an epigram or epigrams (about)

Derived forms of epigrammatize

epigrammatism, nounepigrammatist, noun
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