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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: proverbial (0.00840 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to proverbial.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: proverbial proverbial adj 1: of or relating to or resembling or expressed in a proverb; “he kicked the proverbial bucket”; “the proverbial grasshopper” 2: widely known and spoken of; “her proverbial lateness”; “the proverbial absentiminded professor”; “your proverbial dizzy blonde”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Proverbial Proverbial \Pro*ver"bi*al\, a. [L. proverbialis: cf. F. proverbial.] 1. Mentioned or comprised in a proverb; used as a proverb; hence, commonly known; as, a proverbial expression; his meanness was proverbial. [1913 Webster] In case of excesses, I take the German proverbial cure, by a hair of the same beast, to be the worst. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to proverbs; resembling a proverb. “A proverbial obscurity.” --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]


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