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English noun: trope

1. trope (communication) language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense


Synonymsfigure, figure of speech, image


Broader (hypernym)rhetorical device


Narrower (hyponym)conceit, exaggeration, hyperbole, irony, kenning, metaphor, metonymy, oxymoron, personification, prosopopoeia, simile, synecdoche, zeugma


Domain usage membersbell ringer, blind alley, blockbuster, bull's eye, cakewalk, dawn, domino effect, evening, flip side, goldbrick, home run, housecleaning, lens, mark, megahit, period, rainy day, sleeper, smash hit, summer









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