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Metaphor

Meaning: A figure of speech where a word or a phrase that normally gives off a certain meaning is made to give off another indirectly which leads to an implied comparison between the two.

Feb 16, 2015 11:57 IST
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Metaphor: Noun

Pronunciation: Met-uh’-fawr

Meaning: A figure of speech where a word or a phrase that normally gives off a certain meaning is made to give off another indirectly which leads to an implied comparison between the two.

Usage/Example:

He liked to use metaphors while speaking.

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