HyperDic: figuratively

English > 1 sense of the word figuratively:
ADVERBallfigurativelyin a figurative sense
figuratively > pronunciation
Soundsfihgyuh'rahtihvliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > figuratively: 1 sense > adverb 1
MeaningIn a figurative sense.
Example"figuratively speaking,..."
OppositeliterallyIn a literal sense
Spanishfigurativamente
Catalanfigurativament
Adjectivesfigurative(used of the meanings of words or text) not literal

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