epigrammatize

verb
ep·​i·​gram·​ma·​tize | \ ˌe-pə-ˈgra-mə-ˌtīz How to pronounce epigrammatize (audio) \
epigrammatized; epigrammatizing

Definition of epigrammatize

transitive verb

1 : to express in the form of an epigram
2 : to make an epigram about

intransitive verb

: to make an epigram

Other Words from epigrammatize

epigrammatizer noun

First Known Use of epigrammatize

1691, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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“Epigrammatize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epigrammatize. Accessed 5 May. 2021.

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