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Meaning of METAPHORICAL

Pronunciation:  `metu'forikul

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

METAPHORICAL is a 12 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: figurative, metaphoric, nonliteral
 

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: allegoric, allegorical, allusive, anagogic, associational, connotational, connotative, definable, demonstrative, denominative, denotational, denotative, designative, diagnostic, emblematic, evidential, exhibitive, expressive, extended, extensional, figural, figurative, figured, flowery, full of meaning, full of point, full of substance, identifying, ideographic, idiosyncratic, implicative, indicating, indicative, indicatory, individual, intelligible, intensional, interpretable, mannered, meaning, meaningful, meaty, naming, ornamented, pathognomonic, peculiar, pithy, pointed, pregnant, readable, referential, representative, semantic, semiotic, sententious, signalizing, significant, significative, signifying, substantial, suggestive, symbolic, symbolistic, symbological, symptomatic, symptomatologic, transferred, trolatitious, tropological, typical
 

 

 

 

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