Definition of metaphorical in English:

metaphorical

Line breaks: meta|phor¦ic¦al
Pronunciation: /ˌmɛtəˈfɒrɪkl
 
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adjective

Derivatives

metaphorically

Pronunciation: /-ˈfɒrɪk(ə)li/
adverb
More example sentences
  • The usual suspect, Mr Duff, was never really in the running - literally as well as metaphorically.
  • The frescos metaphorically exalted, from outer tier to inner tier, the glories of an immense maritime empire.
  • You find yourself sympathising with him even as you metaphorically shield your eyes from yet another throat being cut or head being smashed in.

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