epitome / ɪˈpɪt ə mi /


epitome 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. a person or thing that is typical of or possesses to a high degree the features of a whole class: He is the epitome of goodness.
  2. a condensed account, especially of a literary work; abstract.

epitome 近义词

n. 名词 noun

perfect example

n. 名词 noun



  1. Maurice “Rocket” Richard was the best hockey player on the planet then — the epitome of a goal scorer8 — but he was also a bit of a cheap-shot artist.
  2. Then there’s Elizabeth — who is chocolate brown and described as “the epitome of decorum and grace.”
  3. Bezos has become a subject of public fascination and, on the left, public ire as an epitome of America’s billionaire class, especially since rising to the No.
  4. The resume of Atlanta’s Younghoe Koo is the epitome of a winding NFL kicking career.
  5. The house meal, then, is the epitome of comfort food —not in the broad sense, but when and how it actually matters.
  6. It was the epitome of Kim Kardashian, and a fitting summation of the Year of Butt.
  7. He really is the epitome of the cliché “women want him and men want to be him.”
  8. All in all, Bates strikes me as a good upstanding Englishman—the epitome of stiff-upper-lip resolve and restraint.
  9. Tanny came to be known as the epitome of a Balanchine dancer, with her long legs and graceful, fluid lines.
  10. They are the epitome of old-school rationality and refinement—or at least they were until now.
  11. To this end they spread a distorted epitome of his favourite views, amongst their retainers.
  12. We have given an epitome of the development of the submarine vessel up to the opening of the twentieth century.
  13. Chaucer refers us to Aleyn's description on account of its unmerciful length; it was hopeless to attempt even an epitome of it.
  14. Your average woman shopping is the epitome of irresolution, or so it seems to the man.
  15. The Epitome of Gemistus Pletho, referred to above, is of great value, and held in the highest estimation by all editors.