Apothegm - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæpəθem|
Brit.  |ˈæpəθem|  British pronunciation of the word apothegm

noun

- a short pithy instructive saying (syn: aphorism, apophthegm)

Examples

...her mother endlessly repeated the apothegm “cleanliness is next to godliness”...

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