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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A short saying that makes its point in a witty way.

Usage examples (35)
  • An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.
  • Noun : Oscar Wilde had a genius for epigram
  • The Latin epigram says, Mors mortis morti mortem nisi morte tu lisset, AEternae vitae janua clausa foret.
  • Latin epigrammatist who left a large mass of work, gave a meaning to the word epigram from which it is only now beginning to recover. for more
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