HyperDic: metaphorical

English > 1 sense of the word metaphorical:
ADJECTIVEallmetaphorical, metaphoricexpressing one thing in terms normally denoting another
metaphorical > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > metaphorical: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningExpressing one thing in terms normally denoting another.
Example"a metaphorical expression"
Broaderfigurative, nonliteral(used of the meanings of words or text) not literal
Nounsmetaphora figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity
Adverbsmetaphoricallyin a metaphorical manner

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