word to the wise

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

word to the wise (plural words to the wise)

  1. (idiomatic) A piece of advice.

Adverb[edit]

word to the wise

  1. (idiomatic) Used to emphasis following as a piece of significant advice.
    Well have fun, but, word to the wise, don't let your sister take control.

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