Epitaph - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈepɪtæf|  American pronunciation of the word epitaph
Brit.  |ˈɛpɪtɑːf|  British pronunciation of the word epitaph

noun

- an inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person buried there
- a summary statement of commemoration for a dead person

Examples

The epitaph reads “In loving memory of John Gray: husband, father, soldier.”

Word forms

noun
singular: epitaph
plural: epitaphs
See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman