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Meaning of METONYMICAL

Pronunciation:  `metu'nimikul

 
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 Definition: 
[adj]  using the name of one thing for that of another with which it is closely associated; "to say `he spent the evening reading Shakespeare' is metonymic because it substitutes the author himself for the author's works"
 

METONYMICAL is a 11 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: figurative, metonymic, nonliteral
 

 

 

 

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