HyperDic: proverb

English > 1 sense of the word proverb:
NOUNcommunicationproverb, adage, saw, byworda condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
proverb > pronunciation
Soundspraa'verb
Rhymesadverb ... verb: 12 rhymes with erb...
English > proverb: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people.
Synonymsadage, saw, byword
Broadersaying, expression, locutionA word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations
Spanishadagio, aforismo, dicho, proverbio, refrán, sentencia
Catalanadagi, dita, parèmia, proverbi, refrany
Adjectivesproverbialof or relating to or resembling or expressed in a proverb

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