Meaning of Epithet



English: Epithet
Bangla: বিশেষণ, উপাধি, গুণবাচক উক্তি, বর্ণনামূলক আখ্যা, গুণবাচক সংজ্ঞা
Hindi: विशेषण, गुण-सूचक नाम
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा
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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

any word or phrase applied to a person or thing to describe an actual or attributed quality: “Richard the Lion-Hearted” is an epithet of Richard I.

Definition: 2

a characterizing word or phrase firmly associated with a person or thing and often used in place of an actual name, title, or the like, as “man's best friend” for “dog.”.

Definition: 3

a word, phrase, or expression used invectively as a term of abuse or contempt, to express hostility, etc.

Definition: 4

a descriptive word or phrase added to or substituted for a person's name: "Lackland" is an epithet for King John