Definition of hypallage in English:
A transposition of the natural relations of two elements in a proposition, for example in the sentence “Melissa shook her doubtful curls.”.
- Hyphens and adverbs partake of this concatenation of the style that ends up creating hypallages.
- Just as in Debussy's Preludes, these epigraphs are also metaphors, hypallages and paradigms that can be interpreted ad libitum.
- It is easier to give examples than to explain hypallage.
Late 16th century: via late Latin from Greek hupallagē, from hupo 'under' + allassein 'to exchange'.
Words that rhyme with hypallageallergy, analogy, genealogy, metallurgy, mineralogy, tetralogy
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