epigone epigone

Definition(s):

  • (n) an inferior imitator of some distinguished writer or artist of musician

Usage(s):

  1. The film was made by the Andy Warhol epigone Paul Morrissey, who, like his master, exploits the sorry selection of freaks who have been recruited for the cast.
  2. It is signed by his epigone, Paul Morrissey, who was responsible also for Heat, Trash and Flesh.
  3. The son of a military-hospital clerk in the Nile Delta, Sadat for much of his political life had seemed to be not much more than a devoted epigone of Egypt's beloved leader.
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