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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