Examples of byword in a Sentence
Mom's favorite byword is “You can get more flies with honey than with vinegar”.
nationally, Beverly Hills' Rodeo Drive has become a byword for luxury retailing
Recent Examples of byword from the Web
Elections in 2015 elevated Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate whose name was once a byword for acts of conscience, and seemed to usher in a chance for democracy to take hold.
President Trump, whose surname became a byword for gilded opulence in the 1980s and 1990s, is reportedly leaning on his reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee to pay legal fees stemming from the Russia investigation.
Detroit would emerge smaller, but no longer a byword for decline.
The key to a decent production of this show is detail — and that's Weinstein's byword here.
London’s borough of Hackney, once a byword for deprivation and urban grime, is now a mecca for creative types, foodies and young professionals.
As ambassador, his job is to help the brand, once a byword for teen douchiness, champion inclusivity, and fight toxic masculinity.
Their company became a byword not just for craft supplies but also for their religious freedom battle at the Supreme Court against all forms of mandatory contraception coverage.
Since then, Memphis has become a byword for expensive postmodernist collectibles.
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First Known Use of byword
before 12th century
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