Proverbial

adj.

Definitions

  1. Of or like a wise or witty folk saying
  2. Well-known; notorious; frequently spoken of.

Synonyms

  1. accepted
  2. acknowledged
  3. familiar

Antonyms

  1. abnormal
  2. atypical
  3. unknown

Sentences

  1. Searching for a shirt in the pile of clothes was like trying to find the proverbial needle in a haystack.
  2. The football team grabbed the proverbial bull by the horns and put everything they had on to the field.
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