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metapora : metaphor (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: metfora: metaphor ]

Derivatives of metapora


Glosses:
metaphor
n. (communication)1. metaphora 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.
~ figure of speech, trope, image, figurelanguage used in a figurative or nonliteral sense.
~ dead metaphor, frozen metaphora metaphor that has occurred so often that it has become a new meaning of the expression (e.g., `he is a snake' may once have been a metaphor but after years of use it has died and become a new sense of the word `snake').
~ mixed metaphora combination of two or more metaphors that together produce a ridiculous effect.
~ synesthetic metaphora metaphor that exploits a similarity between experiences in different sense modalities.