Proverbial in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Proverbial

used often to describe something

Examples of Proverbial in a sentence

Everyone in class knew the proverbial quote from the hit animated comedy.  🔊

When my mother saw the dirty bathroom, she viewed the mess as the proverbial straw she needed to withhold my allowance.  🔊

My grandmother always followed the awful cough medicine with the proverbial spoon of sugar.  🔊

Like a proverbial drill sergeant, the teacher kept her class quiet and organized.  🔊

The night before his wedding Steve got a case of the proverbial cold feet and thought about cancelling the ceremony.  🔊

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