Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n- An inscription on or at a tomb or a grave in memory or commendation of the one buried there.

Usage examples (32)
  • He had small Latin and less Greek, and (in the same spirit) he has never been commemorated in Latin epitaphs or Greek marble.
  • Instead, she managed to somewhat deftly steer the subject over to the idea of epitaphs.
  • This "derangement of epitaphs" fails to attract us.
  • In the old part of the yard were the following epitaphs: for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.