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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Relating to the use of short sayings that make their points in witty ways.

Usage examples (32)
  • The speech was way too epigrammatic for the serious topic presented.
  • The Doctor was epigrammatic; the Senator sententious;
  • Here is still the true, epigrammatic style of his youth.
  • Perhaps the most famous of Roosevelt's epigrammatic sayings is, for more
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