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pro•ver•bi•al



Pronunciation: (pru-vûr'bē-ul), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/proverbial.html on line 77 [key]
adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a proverb: proverbial brevity.
2. expressed in a proverb or proverbs: proverbial wisdom.
3. of the nature of or resembling a proverb: proverbial sayings.
4. having been made the subject of a proverb: the proverbial barn door which is closed too late.
5. having become an object of common mention or reference: your proverbial inability to get anywhere on time.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/proverbial.html on line 137 proverbial (Thesaurus)

 

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