a typical saying a proverb a stating that features an over-all money
- a condensed but unforgettable saying embodying some important reality of expertise that is taken as true by many men and women
- a typical stating; a proverb; a saying who has an over-all money.
- the item of a contemptuous saying.
in addition by-word, Old English biword "proverb," formed in the style of Latin proverbium or Greek parabole. Indicating "a thing that became proverbial" is from 1530s.
(n.) A typical saying; a proverb; a saying which includes a broad currency.
- (letter.) The item of a contemptuous stating.
His wife, Faustina, has almost become a byword for her lack of womanly virtue; but she seems to have kept her hold on his affections to the last.