eponymous eponymous

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being or relating to or bearing the name of an eponym

Usage(s):

  1. He didn't win American Idol, but Chris Daughtry and his eponymous band found huge success as the top-selling artists of 2007.
  2. They meet in the eponymous city, he having lost his job, she having lost her fiance.
  3. Back in May 2005, when millionaire Greek socialite Arianna Huffington launched her eponymous blog, many derided it as a dilettante's vanity project.

News

  1. As Polk sale looms, clan's last company leader looks to future

    Bill Shea - Stephen Polk is the fourth and final generation to lead his family's eponymous data company -- a role and distinction he never expected.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Crain's Detroit Business

  2. The True Story Of Amazing Customer Service From--Gasp!--An Airline

    When Barbara Apple Sullivan, CEO of an eponymous brand-engagement firm, accidentally dropped her passport in a Charles de Gaulle airport mailbox just before boarding a flight, she was certain she'd be stuck for days. But thanks to a Delta employee, she made it on board and had her future travel plans transformed forever. “Keep Climbing.” That is the slogan for Delta Airlines’s latest advertising ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  3. EU Recovery Will Be the Big Surprise of 2013: Johnson

    The eponymous head of Hugh Johnson Advisors says a European recovery in the second half of the year will take shape.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Breakout Videos via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Reviewing his performance in New York Magazine, critic John Simon wrote the following about Mr. Hughes' performance: "Barnard Hughes, as the eponymous Da, gives one of the great performances of this or any year. Always a solid and likable actor,...
    on Jul 11, 2006 By: John Simon Source: Broadway World

  2. "After the damp squib of the anti-Monica Ali protest in Whitechapel on Sunday", said Rushdie, "it is clear that, as many of us suspected, there are no strong feelings in and around Brick Lane about the proposed film of Ms Ali's eponymous...
    on Jul 31, 2006 By: Salman Rushdie Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "If this is the case, my committee will be happy to limit itself to economic affairs, because, after all, that is the eponymous name of my committee. The committee is named economic affairs," Santiago said.
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: Miriam Defensor-Santiago Source: Philippine Star

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