Antonyms of adj proverbial

1 of 2 senses of proverbial

Sense 2
proverbial -- (widely known and spoken of; "her proverbial lateness"; "the proverbial absentminded professor"; "your proverbial dizzy blonde")

INDIRECT (VIA known) -> unknown -- (not known; "an unknown amount"; "an unknown island"; "an unknown writer"; "an unknown source")

Similarity of adj proverbial

2 senses of proverbial

Sense 1
proverbial -- (of or relating to or resembling or expressed in a proverb; "he kicked the proverbial bucket"; "the proverbial grasshopper")

Sense 2
proverbial -- (widely known and spoken of; "her proverbial lateness"; "the proverbial absentminded professor"; "your proverbial dizzy blonde")
       => known (vs. unknown) -- (apprehended with certainty; "a known quantity"; "the limits of the known world"; "a musician known throughout the world"; "a known criminal")

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