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Found 3 items, similar to proverb.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: proverb amsal, pepatah, peribahasa
English → English (WordNet) Definition: proverb proverb n : a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people [syn: adage, saw, byword]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Proverb Proverb \Prov"erb\, n. [OE. proverbe, F. proverbe, from L. proverbium; pro before, for + verbum a word. See Verb.] 1. An old and common saying; a phrase which is often repeated; especially, a sentence which briefly and forcibly expresses some practical truth, or the result of experience and observation; a maxim; a saw; an adage. --Chaucer. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. A striking or paradoxical assertion; an obscure saying; an enigma; a parable. [1913 Webster] His disciples said unto him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, and speakest no proverb. --John xvi. 29. [1913 Webster] 3. A familiar illustration; a subject of contemptuous reference. [1913 Webster] Thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a by word, among all nations. --Deut. xxviii. 37. [1913 Webster] 4. A drama exemplifying a proverb. [1913 Webster] Book of Proverbs, a canonical book of the Old Testament, containing a great variety of wise maxims. [1913 Webster] Syn: Maxim; aphorism; apothegm; adage; saw. [1913 Webster] Proverb \Prov"erb\, v. t. 1. To name in, or as, a proverb. [R.] [1913 Webster] Am I not sung and proverbed for a fool ? --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To provide with a proverb. [R.] [1913 Webster] I am proverbed with a grandsire phrase. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Proverb \Prov"erb\, v. i. To write or utter proverbs. [R.] [1913 Webster]


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