- 1(Of a person) giving their name to something: the eponymous hero of the novelMore example sentences
- A hardy few climb to another refuge, Re Alberto I, named after the eponymous king of the Belgians who came here to climb.
- We recall Goethe writing The Sorrows of Young Werther, which set off a wave of suicides in Europe in imitation of the eponymous hero.
- The fresh tale follows the familiar style of the original - the eponymous hero magically transported from a suburban fancy-dress shop to a new world.
- 1.1(Of a thing) named after a particular person or group: their eponymous debut LPMore example sentences
- He has just released his second solo album, the follow-up to his eponymous solo debut of two years ago, and a cracking record it is too.
- On the evidence of their eponymous debut album, they don't even have much in common with others in the new wave of bands influenced by post-punk guitar.
- The bad news for the British fashion industry was that Stella McCartney would not be showing her debut eponymous collection in London.
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- Their eponymously titled album was the first thing I bought with my first student grant, and they were also the first band I saw at a proper gig.
- In 1988, the BBC gave Thompson her own show, eponymously titled, and she opted for a format that featured short but elaborate sketches designed to capitalise upon her versatility as a comic actress.
- The two-star Michelin restaurant is eponymously named after the remarkable Italian chef.
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