verbum sap

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ver·bum sap \ˌvər-bəm-ˈsap\

Definition of verbum sap

  1. :  enough said —used to indicate that something left unsaid may or should be inferred

Origin and Etymology of verbum sap

short for New Latin verbum sapientī (sat est) “a word to the wise (is sufficient),” after Latin dictum sapientī sat est (Plautus)


First Known Use: 1818

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