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1. byword

noun. ['ˈbaɪˌwɝːd'] a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people.

Synonyms

  • saw
  • expression
  • adage
  • saying
  • proverb

Antonyms

  • euphemism
  • misconstruction

Etymology

  • byworde (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • biword (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Byword

  • catchword
  • crossword
  • foreword
  • keyword
  • password
  • watchword

Example sentences of the word byword


1. Noun, singular or mass
Rustic elegance is the byword for this resort with plenty of activities to keep you interested.

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