Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun byword

1 sense of byword

Sense 1
proverb, adage, saw, byword -- (a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people)
       => saying, expression, locution -- (a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression")

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