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epigram

Synonyms of epigram in English:

noun

  • 1 a witty epigram
    quip, witticism, gem, play on words, jest, pun, sally, nice turn of phrase;
    French bon mot, double entendre, jeu d'esprit
  • 2 a collection of ancient epigrams
    proverb, saying, maxim, adage, axiom, aphorism, saw, gnome, dictum, precept, epigraph, motto, catchphrase;
    cliché, truism, commonplace;
    words of wisdom, pearls of wisdom
    informal (old) chestnut
    rare apophthegm
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