(Uncountable, rhetoric) The use of a word or phrase to refer to something that it isn't, invoking a direct similarity between the word or phrase used and the thing described, but in the case of English without the words like or as, which would imply a simile.
The definition of a figure of speech is an expression that means something different than the literal meaning of the words.
A statement or estimate of similarities and differences.
(Biology) Correspondence in function or position between organs of dissimilar evolutionary origin or structure.
(Countable) A way in which two people or things share similitude.
An extended simile elaborated in great detail.
Find another word for simile. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for simile, like: likeness, metaphor, figure-of-speech, comparison, analogy, similitude, alliteration, word-play, assonance, metaphorical and metonymy.