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an object of scorn or derision
a nickname or epithet
a proverb or proverbial expression, common saying; a frequently used word or phrase
a person who, or a thing that represents something with specified characteristics, byspel
an object of notoriety or interest
a person who, or a thing that represents something with specified characteristics
A common saying; a (Atasözü); a saying that has a general currency
A byword is a word or phrase which people often use. Loyalty and support became the bywords of the day
a proverb
Someone or something that is a byword for a particular quality is well known for having that quality. the Rolls-Royce brand name, a byword for quality
{i} (Atasözü); (Atasözü)ial saying; something which is low class
The object of a contemptuous saying
a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
plural of byword

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    /ˈbīˌwərd/ /ˈbaɪˌwɜrd/


    [ -"w&rd ] (noun.) before 12th century. From Middle English byworde (“proverb”), from Old English bīword, bīwyrde (“proverb, household word", also "adverb”), from bī- (“by-”) + word (“word”); probably a translation of Latin proverbium; Gk. parabole. Compare also Old High German pīwurti (“proverb”), Old English bīspel (“proverb, example”), bīcwide (“byword, proverb, tale, fable”). More at byspel.

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