Synonyms of epithet in English:


See US English definition of epithet

See UK English definition of epithet

See Spanish definition of epíteto


1‘these works earned him the epithet ‘the Spanish Heretic’’

sobriquet, nickname, byname, title, name, label, tag
description, descriptive expression, descriptive phrase, descriptive word, designation, denomination, characterization, identification
informal moniker, handle
formal appellation, cognomen, anonym

2‘he felt the urge to hurl epithets in his face’

obscenity, expletive, swear word, term of abuse, oath, curse, four-letter word, exclamation
informal dirty word
North American informal cuss word