Meaning of “epitaph” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “epitaph” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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epitaphnoun [ C ]

us /ˈep·ɪˌtæf/

a short piece of writing or a poem about a dead person, esp. one written on a tombstone (= the stone over the place where someone is buried)

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