(something), thy name is (someone or something)

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(something), thy name is (someone or something)

A phrase used to show how much a specific characteristic is embodied or displayed by someone or something. Derived from a line in Shakespeare's Hamlet, "Frailty, thy name is woman!" Gah, I just hate that guy. Arrogance, thy name is Daniel! A: "I feel like social media has been one of the biggest catalysts of social disintegration." B: "I hear you. Evil, thy name is SpaceBook!"
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