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EtymologyEdit

From French adage, from Latin adagium

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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
    “Like the poor cat i’ th’ adage” (Lady MacBeth)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin adagium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

adage m ‎(plural adages)

  1. adage

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