Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Greek, 19th century
Relating to the name of something
Describing an item named after a subject in question
Examples of Eponymous in a sentence
"Her eponymous album was a hit, and now everyone knows her name."
"The biggest stars have names that draw wide audiences, which is why they get eponymous TV shows."
Popularity Over Time
Music listeners and critics consistently vote The Beatles' eponymous 1968 album to be among the greatest albums of all time. Today, it's commonly known as "The White Album."
Did you Know?
Synonymous, anonymous, pseudonym, eponymous — it's no coincidence they all have to do with names for things. They come from the Greek word onyma, meaning "name."