noun, plural im·age·ries.
Examples from the Web for imageries
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 imageries
noun plural -ries
Word Origin and History for imageries
mid-14c., "piece of sculpture, carved figures," from Old French imagerie (13c.), from imagier "painter," from image (see image (n.)). Meaning "ornate description" (in poetry, etc.) is from 1580s.
Medicine definitions for imageries
Culture definitions for imageries
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.”