Definition of epitomize
1 : to make or give an epitome of
2 : to serve as the typical or ideal example of
Examples of epitomize in a sentence
This student's struggles epitomize the trouble with our schools.
his personal code of behavior on the playing field is epitomized by his favorite saying, “Nice guys finish last”
First Known Use of epitomize
EPITOMIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of epitomize for English Language Learners
: to be a perfect example or representation of (something) : to be the epitome of (something)
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