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Synonyms for byword

a usually pithy and familiar statement expressing an observation or principle generally accepted as wise or true

Synonyms for byword

a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

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Street Stuff saw both boys and girls take part in what has become one of the must-do pastimes of the summer when being fit, healthy and occupied are bywords for fun.
FOR as long as local authorities have existed, the "council jolly" or the "junket" have been bywords for extravagant waste at the taxpayers' expense.
They do not have to look any further, as, with these two devices, LG Electronics has combined easy-to-use, exceptional features, portability, and trendy design, offering customers two new bywords in the world of netbooks.
THEY say the more things change the more they stay the same - and devoted followers of Mark Howard's excellent guide to the jumps season can rest reassured that while the horses he covers in this annual labour of love come and go, the twin bywords of thorough research and outstanding value for money remain as constant now as they were 14 years ago, writes Mark Blackman.
In the world of celebrity where "fake" and "self-serving" are bywords, Myleene Klass was kind, gentle, unpretentious and a breath of fresh air.
Never before have those current bywords of accountability and transparency been more clearly indicated.
The bywords of the late 1970s were corporate self-assessment and resident decision making.
Caution and prudence are bywords for Zeneca chief executive Sir David Barnes and Astra boss Mr Hakan Mogren, who will step aside to become joint deputy chairmen of AstraZeneca.