a word to the wise

Definition of a word to the wise

used to say that one is about to give someone advice or a warning
  • A word to the wise: never sign a contract without reading it first.

Word by Word Definitions

word play
  1. : something that is said

  2. : talk, discourse

  3. : the text of a vocal musical composition

  1. : speak

  2. : to express in words : phrase

wise play
  1. : manner, way

  1. : characterized by wisdom : marked by deep understanding, keen discernment, and a capacity for sound judgment

  2. : exercising or showing sound judgment : prudent

  3. : evidencing or hinting at the possession of inside information : knowing

  1. : to give instruction or information to : teach

  2. : to become informed or knowledgeable : learn

  1. : direct, guide

  2. : advise, persuade

  3. : to divert or impel in a given direction : send

  1. : in the manner of

  2. : in the position or direction of

  3. : with regard to : in respect of


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