PROVERB MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Proverb Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To provide with a proverb.
  2. (v. t.) To name in, or as, a proverb.
  3. (n.) A striking or paradoxical assertion; an obscure saying; an enigma; a parable.
  4. (n.) A drama exemplifying a proverb.
  5. (v. i.) To write or utter proverbs.
  6. (n.) 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.
  7. (n.) A familiar illustration; a subject of contemptuous reference.


Synonyms:
Adage, Byword, Saw,

• Proverbialist Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who makes much use of proverbs in speech or writing; one who composes, collects, or studies proverbs.


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