- Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||a terse, sometimes witty statement of a general truth or observation; adage.
Our grandmother shaped our minds with a steady stream of aphorisms such as "Waste not, want not."
- adage, apothegm, gnome
- similar words:
- Atticism, axiom, byword, dictum, epigram, maxim, mot, proverb, quip, saw, saying, witticism
||expression, motto, truth