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Meaning of METAPHORIC

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  expressing one thing in terms normally denoting another; "a metaphorical expression"; "metaphoric language"
 

METAPHORIC is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: figurative, metaphorical, nonliteral
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Met`a*phor"ic\, Metaphorical \Met`a*phor"ic*al\, a.
[Gr. ?: cf. F. m['e]taphorique.]
Of or pertaining to metaphor; comprising a metaphor; not
literal; figurative; tropical; as, a metaphorical expression;
a metaphorical sense. -- {Met`a*phor"ic*al*ly}, adv. --
{Met`a*phor"ic*al*ness}, n.

 

 

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