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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An inferior imitator of some distinguished writer or artist of musician.

Usage examples (38)
  • Certainly, the founders and sages of this religion were less dogmatic than their modern-day epigones.
  • I'll bet you didn't know that, after reading Bérubé's latest post about thought,I now aspire to be referred to as an "epigone" of some yet-to-be-determined person.
  • Joi Ito pointed me to Epeus 'epigone - Kevin Marks weblog.
  • "That sunnily amiable and almost indecently fertile epigone" as Thomas for more
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