figurative

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈfɪɡjʊrətɪv/
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Adjective[change]

Positive
figurative

Comparative
more figurative

Superlative
most figurative

  1. (grammar) If a word has a figurative meaning, it is used as a metaphor, simile as opposed to literal.