Other Words for Epigram

Epigram Adjective Synonyms
witticism, bon mot, quip, mot, turn of phrase, jeu d'esprit, Atticism, pun, double entendre, jeu de mots, play on words, equivoque, paronomasia
His epigram characterizing Eskimos as 'God's frozen people' was widely quoted.

Epigram Noun Synonyms
proverb, aphorism, maxim, saw, saying, adage, apophthegm or apothegm
'Nothing succeeds like success' is his favourite epigram.


Entertainment / Literature / Epitaph: Not to be confused with epithet or epigram, an epitaph refers literally to an inscription carved on a gravestone, aka, cenotaph. In a more general sense, an epitaph is the final statement spoken by a MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Sprechspruch: This charming alliterative term refers to a short lyrical poem set to music common among the German Minnesingers. The term is usually used in contrast with the Spruch (the original gnomic verse meant MORE