Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / proverbial
FEEDBACK

proverbial

See definition of proverbial on Dictionary.com

synonyms for proverbial

  • accepted
  • acknowledged
  • archetypal
  • axiomatic
  • current
  • customary
  • famed
  • familiar
  • famous
  • general
  • legendary
  • notorious
  • self-evident
  • time-honored
  • typical
  • unquestioned
  • well-known
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for proverbial

MOST RELEVANT
  • abnormal
  • atypical
  • different
  • unconventional
  • unknown
  • untraditional
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING proverbial

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Decode This Quiz On Untranslatable Words
START THE QUIZ

How to use proverbial in a sentence

Over shorter distances, a wheelchair is held back by just how slow it is to get out of the proverbial gate.
WHY WHEELCHAIR RACERS OUTPACE OLYMPIC DISTANCE RUNNERS — BUT NOT SPRINTERSJOHN LOEPPKYAUGUST 23, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In their return to work plans, many companies are trying to “replace this thing that was lost” — such as talks around the proverbial watercooler that could lead to good ideas.
EMPLOYEES PRAISED FOR PANDEMIC PRODUCTIVITY QUESTION NEW PRESSURES TO RETURN TO THE OFFICESARA GUAGLIONEAUGUST 17, 2021DIGIDAY
Like the proverbial whack-a-mole, the Olympic sex test keeps coming back—with disastrous effects for women athletes across the globe—no matter how many times athletes and human rights’ advocates think they have abolished it.
SEX TESTING AT THE OLYMPICS HAS ALWAYS BEEN WRONGBRUCE KIDDJULY 17, 2021QUARTZ
The proverbial fork in the road is between functionality for online businesses versus experience for website visitors.
CORE WEB VITALS: GOOGLE IS NOT BACKING DOWN IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE SLOW WEBSPONSORED CONTENT: SEARCHMETRICSJUNE 24, 2021SEARCH ENGINE LAND
On Thursday afternoon, as we sat down to record this podcast, a proverbial grenade was lobbed into our virtual podcast studio in the form of this letter.
VOSD PODCAST: LINCOLN FIGHT ESCALATES WHILE THE CAMPBELL RECALL FIZZLESNATE JOHNJUNE 4, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
On the other side are those who see talking to the media as a vital aspect of professional sports and worry that freeing a player from her press obligations would uneven the proverbial playing field for other athletes in the tournament.
NAOMI OSAKA AND THE LIMITS OF EMPLOYEE ACCOMMODATIONSANNE QUITOJUNE 2, 2021QUARTZ
Scott Brooks threw open the doors to the proverbial toolshed Saturday night at Capital One Arena.
THE WIZARDS FIND NO ANSWERS IN GAME 3 AND GET PUSHED TO THE BRINK BY THE 76ERSAVA WALLACEMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Not only does it create dependency, but it leads to the cultivation of a fragile marketing ecosystem in which one pest can wipe out the proverbial crop.
FIVE WAYS TO AVOID BEING A CHIEF MEDIOCRITY OFFICERZETAMAY 24, 2021DIGIDAY
On the show this week, hosts Scott Lewis and Sara Libby do a proverbial drive-by of the race to catch up on the latest antics and unleash some California bear trivia you’ll want to hear.
VOSD PODCAST: FRAUD, FACIAL RECOGNITION AND BEARS, OH MY!NATE JOHNMAY 7, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Statistical thresholds make the difference between a meaningful result published in prestigious journals like Nature or Science, and a null result shoved into the proverbial file drawer.
THE TROUBLE WITH BRAIN SCANS - ISSUE 98: MINDKELSEY ICHIKAWAMARCH 31, 2021NAUTILUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PROVERBIAL

  • absolute
  • accepted
  • aphoristic
  • apothegmatic
  • assumed
  • certain
  • fundamental
  • given
  • indubitable
  • manifest
  • obvious
  • proverbial
  • self-evident
  • unquestioned
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.