Do you use this word but you’re not exactly sure what it means?

We will explain clearly in this post.

Epitome / ɪˈpɪtəmi,ɛ-/

When you say someone or something  is an epitome of another it means it is a perfect example of a type, class or characteristic.

Let us explain further.

If you say a person is the epitome of something, you are emphasizing that they are the best possible example of a particular thing or person.

Epitome could also mean the summary of a written work.

Let’s give you examples.

Sola is an epitome of sophistication

The epitome of the Rules of Life was extracted from Samantha’s book.