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Definition of Epigram


  1. A short poem treating concisely and pointedly of a single thought or event. The modern epigram is so contrived as to surprise the reader with a witticism or ingenious turn of thought, and is often satirical in character.
  2. An effusion of wit; a bright thought tersely and sharply expressed, whether in verse or prose.
  3. The style of the epigram.
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Epigram Translations

epigram in German is Sinngedicht
epigram in Hungarian is epigramma
epigram in Latin is lemma
epigram in Spanish is epigrama