a spectacularly embarrassing or humorous mistake, humiliating situation, etc., that is subject to ridicule and given a greatly exaggerated importance.
a person who fails in this way:
He thought he was being funny and charming, but no, he was an epic fail.
noun 1. a brave and noble character in an epic poem, admired for great achievements or affected by grand events: Beowulf, an epic hero with extraordinary strength. noun a main character in an epic whose legendary or heroic actions are central to his/her culture, race, or nation
[ep-i-klawr-uh-hahy-drin, -klohr-] /ˌɛp ɪˌklɔr əˈhaɪ drɪn, -ˌkloʊr-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a highly volatile liquid with a chloroformlike odor, C 3 H 5 ClO: used as a solvent for resins and in the production of epoxy and phenoxy resins.
[ep-uh-sist] /ˈɛp ə sɪst/ noun 1. a writer of poetry.
/ˌɛpɪˈkliːsɪs/ noun (pl) -ses (-siːz) 1. (Christianity) the invocation of the Holy Spirit to consecrate the bread and wine of the Eucharist