Definitions for "Epithet"
An adjective expressing some quality, attribute, or relation, that is properly or specially appropriate to a person or thing; as, a just man; a verdant lawn.
Term; expression; phrase.
a word or phrase that is added to the name of a person or thing describing a characteristic attribute, e.g., swift-footed Achilles.
Description of a person's occupation, position, activity etc.
either the title of nobility etc. that follows a name (e.g. Bishop of Bath and Wells) and/or a description of the main activity of the person (e.g. architect).
Keywords:  replaces, commonly, title, his, real
A title so commonly used for an individual that it replaces his real name.
Keywords:  describe
To describe by an epithet.