HyperDic: allegorical

English > 1 sense of the word allegorical:
ADJECTIVEallallegorical, allegoricused in or characteristic of or containing allegory
allegorical > pronunciation
Soundsae.lahgao'rahkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > allegorical: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningUsed in or characteristic of or containing allegory.
Examples
  • "allegorical stories"
  • "an allegorical painting of Victory leading an army"
Synonymallegoric
Broaderrepresentativestanding for something else
Spanishalegórico
Catalanal·legòric
Nounsallegorya short / short moral story (often with animal characters)
allegoryan expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject / subject by suggestive resemblances
allegorya visible symbol representing an abstract idea
Adverbsallegoricallyin an allegorical manner

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