Definition of adage noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    adage

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈædɪdʒ//
     
     
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  1. 1a well-known phrase expressing a general truth about people or the world synonym saying
  2. 2 According to the old adage, a picture is worth a thousand words.
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