epigrammatic

adjective ep·i·gram·mat·ic \ ˌe-pə-grə-ˈma-tik \

Definition of epigrammatic

1 : of, relating to, or resembling an epigram
2 : marked by or given to the use of epigrams

epigrammatically

play \ˌe-pə-grə-ˈma-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of epigrammatic in a Sentence

  1. Oscar Wilde's epigrammatic observation, “In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience”.

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First Known Use of epigrammatic

1694



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