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English adjective: nonliteral

1. nonliteral (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech


SamplesFigurative language.


Synonymsfigurative


Similaranalogical, extended, metaphoric, metaphorical, metonymic, metonymical, poetic, synecdochic, synecdochical, tropical


See alsorhetorical


Antonymsliteral









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