Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who composes epigrams or writes epigrammatically.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who composes epigrams, or makes use of them.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who writes an epigram (any meanings)

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He was called the epigrammatist, but the greater part of his jests seem to have little point.

    History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2) With an Introduction upon Ancient Humour

  • As the epigrammatist Ashleigh Brilliant says, "Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are masters of our fates and captains of our souls."

    Martin Rossman, M.D.: Healthy Coping Tips For Distant Disaster Stress

  • As the epigrammatist Ashleigh Brilliant says, "Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are masters of our fates and captains of our souls."

    Martin Rossman, M.D.: Healthy Coping Tips For Distant Disaster Stress

  • She will say things worthy of a French epigrammatist, and act like a robin in a greenhouse.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • 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.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • 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.

    On SF

  • He consulted me upon it, who am a little of an epigrammatist myself, you know.

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • 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.

    Poetry Pages - 98.06.10

  • 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.

    Trullion: Alastor 2262

  • This poor fellow was the jester, song-singer and epigrammatist of the madcap patriots who were associated under the title of "Sons of Geneva."

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. July, 1878.

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