(prə vûrˈ bē əl) adj.
1. Of or like a wise or witty folksaying.
2. Well-known; notorious; frequenty spoken of.
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1. Scarlett Johansson is proverbial for playing her "kick-butt" role as Black Widow in the Marvel Avenger's Universe.
2. The class groans to Mrs. Harrison's proverbial phrase, "I hope you studied your notes last night because it is Pop Quiz time!"