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proverbial

pro·ver·bi·al

proverbial

 
pronunciation:
pr vuhr bi l
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Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, in, or like a proverb.
definition 2: widely known and often referred to, as if in a common proverb.
the proverbial absent-minded professor
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derivation: proverbially (adv.)
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