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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A short saying or proverb.

Usage examples (37)
  • Victor's favorite aphorism is, "A penny saved is a penny earned."
  • A good aphorism is the tip of an iceberg of thought.
  • The wisdom of my mother is rarely expressed in aphorism.
  • Bernstein coined the aphorism: "The movement is everything, the final goal nothing". for more
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