noun, plural im·age·ries.
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OTHER WORDS FROM imageryim·a·ge·ri·al [im-uh-jeer-ee-uhl], /ˌɪm əˈdʒɪər i əl/, adjectiveim·a·ge·ri·al·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for imagery
The poet was in Arcadia, Phillis was a shepherdess, and the conventional imageries of the pastoral valley were the environment.Elizabethan Sonnet Cycles|Thomas Lodge and Giles Fletcher
It was a fitting end to a life of crime and drug-brought imageries.Whispering Wires|Henry Leverage
He revels indeed in "orgiac imageries," and revelry implies excess.Selected Poems of Francis Thompson|Francis Thompson
On this theme she chanted long and lovingly and a hundred coloured, senescent imageries leaped from the song.Nights in London|Thomas Burke
There are some scores of ruba'iyat that may be said to have contributed their imageries to the quatrain.The Sufistic Quatrains of Omar Khayyam|Omar Khayyam
British Dictionary definitions for imagery
noun plural -ries
Medical definitions for imagery
Cultural definitions for imagery
The mental pictures created by a piece of writing: “The imagery of “The Waste Land” — crumbling towers, dried-up wells, toppled tombstones — conveys the author's sense of a civilization in decay.”