1. proverbial

adjective. ['prəˈvɝːbiːəl'] widely known and spoken of.


  • unacknowledged

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Rhymes with Proverbial

  • adverbial

How do you pronounce proverbial?

Pronounce proverbial as prəˈvərbiəl.

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Sentences with proverbial

1. Adjective
If you breach any of these, you could find yourself in the proverbial dock.

Quotes about proverbial

1. The lesson is, because there will be many lemons in life, to learn to make the proverbial lemonade - and be open and honest. That's the best way of doing damage control and positioning yourself for success.
- Vivek Wadhwa

2. There is a proverbial saying chiefly concerned with warning against too closely calculating the numerical value of un-hatched chicks.
- Neil Gaiman, Stardust

3. My relationship with my father had been on the proverbial fritz since the time I was fifteen and called the police to report him for child molesting. He had never molested me, but I wanted to have a party that weekend and needed him out of the house.
- Chelsea Handler, My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands