Meaning of proverbial
Pronunciation: (pru-vûr'bē-ul), [key]
- of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a proverb: proverbial brevity.
- expressed in a proverb or proverbs: proverbial wisdom.
- of the nature of or resembling a proverb: proverbial sayings.
- having been made the subject of a proverb: the proverbial barn door which is closed too late.
- having become an object of common mention or reference: your proverbial inability to get anywhere on time.
- proverbial (Thesaurus)