Definition of proverbializing in English:

proverbializing

noun

  • The action of making or uttering proverbs.

adjective

  • That makes or utters proverbs.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in White Kennett (1660–1728), historian and bishop of Peterborough. From either proverbial or proverbial + -izing<br>late 17th century. From proverbial + -izing. Cf later proverbialize, proverbializing.

Pronunciation

proverbializing

/prəˈvəːbɪəlʌɪzɪŋ/