Epigrammatist Ep`i*gram"ma*tist, n. [L. epigrammatista: cf. F. ['e]pigrammatiste.] One who composes epigrams, or makes use of them. [1913 Webster]

The brisk epigrammatist showing off his own cleverness. --Holmes. [1913 Webster]

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  • epigrammatist — noun see epigram …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epigrammatist — See epigrammatism. * * * …   Universalium

  • epigrammatist — noun Someone who writes an epigram (any meanings) …   Wiktionary

  • Epigrammatist — Epi|gram|ma|tịst, der; en, en [spätlat. epigrammatista < griech. epigrammatiste̅s] (veraltet): Epigrammatiker …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Epigrammatist — Epi|gram|ma|tist der; en, en <zu ↑...ist> (veraltet) Epigrammatiker …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • epigrammatist — ep·i·gram·ma·tist || ‚epɪ græmÉ™tɪst n. composer of epigrams, one who writes short witty sayings …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epigrammatist — ep·i·gram·ma·tist …   English syllables

  • epigrammatist — /ɛpiˈgræmətəst/ (say epee gramuhtuhst), /ɛpə / (say epuh ) noun a maker of epigrams …   Australian English dictionary

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  • John Owen (epigrammatist) — John Owen (c. 1564 – 1622), was a Welsh epigrammatist, most known for his Latin epigrams, collected in his Epigrammata. He is also cited by various Latinizations including Ioannes Owen, Joannes Oweni, Ovenus and Audoenus. Life, education, and… …   Wikipedia

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