Metaphor [noun]

Definition of Metaphor:

figure of speech, implied comparison

Synonyms of Metaphor:

Opposite/Antonyms of Metaphor:


Sentence/Example of Metaphor:

The metaphor might be meaningless; but it struck him it was strong.

Now, it is this sense of the solidity of things that can only be uttered by the metaphor of eating.

But the metaphor is more striking as phrase-making than as criticism.

Instinctively, metaphor sprang to the lips of Ichabod Maurice.

Parts of speech are metaphors, because the whole of nature is a metaphor of the human mind.

In spite of herself, Beatrix laughed at the logical application of her metaphor.

She found the cat, in the way of metaphor, a mysteriously useful animal.

He might, under the circumstances, have been expected to use some other metaphor.

This metaphor, from the swelling and heaving of a wave, is imitated by Arrian, Anab.

Bishop looked a little grave when Kenyon dropped into metaphor.