adage
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈæ.dɪdʒ/
Noun

adage (plural adages)

  1. An old saying which has obtained credit by long use
  2. An old saying which has been overused or considered a cliché; a trite maxim
    • 1606, William Shakespeare, Macbeth
      Like the poor cat i’ th’ adage.
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