Learn how to say Epithet correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word epithet:
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
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’: