Word of the Day: 5

word of the day 5

epithet

Pronunciation: /ˈepɪθet/ (eh pi thet)

noun

  • an adjective or phrase expressing a quality or attribute regarded as characteristic of the person or thing mentioned:old men are often unfairly awarded the epithet ‘dirty’
  • an epithet used as a term of abuse:the woman begins to hurl racial epithets at them

Ref: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/epithet

Advertisements

What Do You Think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s