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Pronunciation of Epithet: Learn how to pronounce Epithet in English correctly

Learn how to say Epithet correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word epithet:

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
Derivatives

epithetic
Pronunciation: /-ˈθɛtɪk/
adjective
epithetical
Pronunciation: /-ˈθɛtɪk(ə)l/
adjective
Origin:

late 16th century: from French épithète, or via Latin from Greek epitheton, neuter of epithetos ‘attributed’, from epitithenai ‘add’, from epi ‘upon’ + tithenai ‘to place’: