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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or resembling or expressed in a brief epigrammatic saying that is a popular byword adj. - Widely known and spoken of.

Usage examples (36)
  • He kicked the proverbial bucket
  • Her proverbial lateness
  • This is often described as the proverbial Dark Night of the Soul.
  • I cannot help but wonder if Erikson has it all figured out, or he wanders in proverbial dark a bit himself. for more
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