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- n. Someone who writes an epigram (any meanings)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who composes epigrams, or makes use of them.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who composes epigrams or writes epigrammatically.
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He was called the epigrammatist, but the greater part of his jests seem to have little point.
As the epigrammatist Ashleigh Brilliant says, "Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are masters of our fates and captains of our souls."
She will say things worthy of a French epigrammatist, and act like a robin in a greenhouse.
On SF seems to me to be a better book than I remember The Dreams Our Stuff is Made Of being I don't have a copy at hand, because Disch's strengths are more those of an epigrammatist than a systematizer, and the short reviews that fill most of this book are a good medium for his talents.
He consulted me upon it, who am a little of an epigrammatist myself, you know.
No subject, it seems, was off limits to the enterprising epigrammatist, and the only binding obligation was to have the courage of one's concision.
Akadie's profession included the offices of epigrammatist, poet, calligrapher, sage, arbiter of elegance, professional guest (hiring Akadie to grace a party was an act of conspicuous consumption), marriage broker, legal consultant, repository of local tradition, and source of scandalous gossip.
This poor fellow was the jester, song-singer and epigrammatist of the madcap patriots who were associated under the title of "Sons of Geneva."
This was the _Matronalia_, and the epigrammatist Martial, who lived during the first century of our era, called it the Women's Saturnalia, on account of its permitted relaxation of manners.
Sir Robert Peel was no satirist or epigrammatist: he was only a statesman in public life: only a virtuous and friendly man in private.