Student Thesaurus

One entry found for epithet.
Entry Word: epithet
Function: noun
Text: 1 a descriptive or familiar name given instead of or in addition to the one belonging to an individual <King Richard I of England was given the very laudatory epithet "the Lion-Hearted"> -- see NICKNAME
2 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings <the school has a strict ban against the use of racial, ethnic, religious, and sexual epithets> -- see INSULT