Word:

Byword

By´word`
n.1.A common saying; a proverb; a saying that has a general currency.
I knew a wise man that had it for a byword.
- Bacon.
2.The object of a contemptuous saying.
Thou makest us a byword among the heathen.
- Ps. xliv. 14
Noun1.byword - a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
Synonyms: adage, proverb, saw
ana, analects, aphorism, apophthegm, appellation, appellative, binomen, binomial name, burning shame, butt, byname, byword of reproach, catch phrase, catchword, cliche, cognomen, collected sayings, cry, cryptonym, current saying, denomination, derision, designation, dictate, dictum, dirty shame, disgrace, distich, dupe, empty title, epigram, epithet, eponym, euonym, expression, fad word, fair game, figure of fun, fool, game, gazingstock, gnome, goat, golden saying, handle, honorific, humiliation, hyponym, jest, jestingstock, joke, label, laughingstock, low-down dirty shame, maxim, mockery, moniker, monkey, moral, mot, name, namesake, nomen, nomen nudum, oracle, parable, pet expression, phrase, pithy saying, precept, prescript, proper name, proper noun, proverbial saying, proverbs, reproach, saw, saying, scandal, scientific name, secret name, sentence, sententious expression, shame, slogan, sloka, sobriquet, stock, stock saying, style, sutra, tag, target, tautonym, teaching, text, title, toy, trinomen, trinomial name, verse, victim, vogue word, watchword, wisdom, wisdom literature, wise saying, witticism, word, words of wisdom
Translate Byword to German
Browse
Byss
Byssaceous
Byssiferous
Byssin
Byssine
Byssoid
Byssolite
Byssus
Bystander
byte
byte compiler
byte-code
byte-code compiler
byte-code interpreter
bytesexual
Byway
-- Byword --
Bywork
Byzant
Byzantian
Byzantine
Byzantine architecture
Byzantine Church
Byzantine Empire
Byzantine Greek
Byzantine historians
Byzantine style
Byzantinism
Byzantium
bz
BZR
BZT
bzzzt, wrong
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home