Definition of Epitome

Epitome n. means: A compact or condensed representation of anything.

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Epitome n. means: A compact or condensed representation of anything.

Meaning of Epitome

Epitome (n.) means: A compact or condensed representation of anything.

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Brief (a.): An epitome.

Epitomes (pl. ): of Epitome

Compend (n.): A compendium; an epitome; a summary.

Epitome (n.): A compact or condensed representation of anything.

Comprisal (n.): The act of comprising or comprehending; a compendium or epitome.

Epitomist (n.): One who makes an epitome; one who abridges; an epitomizer.

Breviary (n.): An abridgment; a compend; an epitome; a brief account or summary.

Comprehension (n.): That which is comprehended or inclosed within narrow limits; a summary; an epitome.

Conspectus (n.): A general sketch or outline of a subject; a synopsis; an epitome.

Abridgment (n.): An epitome or compend, as of a book; a shortened or abridged form; an abbreviation.

Abstract (a.): That which comprises or concentrates in itself the essential qualities of a larger thing or of several things. Specifically: A summary or an epitome, as of a treatise or book, or of a statement; a brief.

Compendium (n.): A brief compilation or composition, containing the principal heads, or general principles, of a larger work or system; an abridgment; an epitome; a compend; a condensed summary.

Epitome (n.): A work in which the contents of a former work are reduced within a smaller space by curtailment and condensation; a brief summary; an abridgement.

Epitomize (v. t.): To make an epitome of; to shorten or abridge, as a writing or discourse; to reduce within a smaller space; as, to epitomize the works of Justin.

Microcosm (n.): A little world; a miniature universe. Hence (so called by Paracelsus), a man, as a supposed epitome of the exterior universe or great world. Opposed to macrocosm.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Epitome

Meaning of hard

hard means: Tough. to be considered "hard" was the epitome of a wimpy schoolboys schoolyard dreams.

Meaning of swankalishious

swankalishious means: The epitome of good looking and sexy; beautiful. Used as "She is one swankalishious babe!".

Meaning of ten-pinter

ten-pinter means: Someone you'd only find attractive after drinking ten pints. (ed: I had a mate in Caerffili called Doug who once had a girlfriend he called 'the beast'. She was the epitome of a ten-pinter. When we all went out he'd hide her in a corner in case anyone saw them together. But after a few beers she seemed to soften round the edges and after five or six actually became quite attractive).

Meaning of camp

camp means: adj effeminate and homosexual. If you have heard of an Englishman (and latterly New Yorker) named Quentin Crisp, he was the very epitome of camp. And even if you haven’t heard of him, he still was. Americans will say “flaming” or “swishy” to mean much the same thing, though interestingly some Americans do use “campy” to describe old-fashioned or preposterous humour.

Meaning of phat, phatty

phat, phatty means: Great. Matt Poitras tells us this was an acronym for "Pretty Hot And Tempting" and is slowly changing its meaning. Comment on someone or something if it is cool or pretty. (ed: this alternative has been received. Anyone like to comment or pass on more info?:) The word was used by Russel Simmoms, (I think the god-father of rap would know if any one would) and he said it best when interviewed about his clothing (phat farm) line was asked what the definition of "phat" is he replied "the epitome of cool" I hope you can think of the rest, source: 24 hrs. with Russel Simmons. (ed: who the hell is Russel Simmons? Also, 'phat' has been around in common use in black culture at least, since the early 1960's - some people think it's a contraction of 'emphatic' rather than a straightforward acronym. We could do with some input here!)

Meaning of Brief

Brief means: An epitome.

Meaning of Epitomes

Epitomes means: of Epitome

Meaning of Compend

Compend means: A compendium; an epitome; a summary.

Meaning of Epitome

Epitome means: A compact or condensed representation of anything.

Meaning of Comprisal

Comprisal means: The act of comprising or comprehending; a compendium or epitome.

Meaning of Epitomist

Epitomist means: One who makes an epitome; one who abridges; an epitomizer.

Meaning of Breviary

Breviary means: An abridgment; a compend; an epitome; a brief account or summary.

Meaning of Comprehension

Comprehension means: That which is comprehended or inclosed within narrow limits; a summary; an epitome.

Meaning of Conspectus

Conspectus means: A general sketch or outline of a subject; a synopsis; an epitome.

Meaning of Abridgment

Abridgment means: An epitome or compend, as of a book; a shortened or abridged form; an abbreviation.

Meaning of Abstract

Abstract means: That which comprises or concentrates in itself the essential qualities of a larger thing or of several things. Specifically: A summary or an epitome, as of a treatise or book, or of a statement; a brief.

Meaning of Compendium

Compendium means: A brief compilation or composition, containing the principal heads, or general principles, of a larger work or system; an abridgment; an epitome; a compend; a condensed summary.

Meaning of Epitome

Epitome means: A work in which the contents of a former work are reduced within a smaller space by curtailment and condensation; a brief summary; an abridgement.

Meaning of Epitomize

Epitomize means: To make an epitome of; to shorten or abridge, as a writing or discourse; to reduce within a smaller space; as, to epitomize the works of Justin.

Meaning of Microcosm

Microcosm means: A little world; a miniature universe. Hence (so called by Paracelsus), a man, as a supposed epitome of the exterior universe or great world. Opposed to macrocosm.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Estival

Estival means: Alt. of Estivation

Meaning of Perceivance

Perceivance means: Power of perceiving.

Meaning of Predominant

Predominant means: Having the ascendency over others; superior in strength, influence, or authority; prevailing; as, a predominant color; predominant excellence.

Meaning of Untie

Untie means: To become untied or loosed.

Meaning of Whig

Whig means: Acidulated whey, sometimes mixed with buttermilk and sweet herbs, used as a cooling beverage.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of CHICLE

CHICLE means: Chicle is slang for heroin.

Meaning of SINKER

SINKER means: Sinker is American slang for a dollar. Sinker is old slang for a doughnut.

Meaning of bredrin

bredrin means: Noun. Friend, brother. From the archaic s.e. brethren. [Mainly Black use]

Meaning of farmer giles /farmers

farmer giles /farmers means: Noun. Haemorrhoids. Rhyming slang on piles. E.g."Doctor, have you any soothing ointment for my farmers." [Orig. Aust.]

Meaning of plastered

plastered means: Adj. Drunk, intoxicated.

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