Proverb – meaning of the word and example

A short sentence, etc. usually known by many people, stating something commonly experienced or giving advice. (Cambridge Dictionary)

proverb is a short sentence that people often quote, which gives advice or tells you something about life. (Collins Dictionary)

A short, well-known pithy saying, stating a general truth or piece of advice. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A brief popular epigram or maxim: Adage. (Merriam – Webster)


22 Most Beautiful Proverbs from Around the World.


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