figurative language


noun

language that contains or uses figures of speech, especially metaphors.

Nearby words

  1. figurante,
  2. figurate,
  3. figurate number,
  4. figuration,
  5. figurative,
  6. figuratively,
  7. figure,
  8. figure and ground,
  9. figure eight,
  10. figure eight suture

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