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Proverb definition, a short popular saying, usually of unknown and ancient origin, that expresses effectively some commonplace truth or useful thought; adage; saw.

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An adage (also called a proverb) is an old, short saying that is generally accepted to have some truth to it (although there are many contradictory adages).

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Do you know the difference between proverbs, sayings, maxims, adages, and cliche? I will teach you!

Click on a parts of the “Adage Village” to learn more. Can you guess what adage each drawing represents? There are 25 different adages represented below. For example

An adage (/ ˈ æ d ᵻ dʒ /; Latin: adagium) is a short, usually philosophical, but memorable saying which holds some important fact of experience that is

Define adage: an old and well-known saying that expresses a general truth — adage in a sentence

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famous proverbs and adages A HUGE collection of proverbs, proverbial sayings, clichés, maxims, adages, aphorisms, platitudes, mottos, old saws, inanities, common

Adage definition, a traditional saying expressing a common experience or observation; proverb. See more.

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