Definition and Meanings for simile

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Simile is ranked 20,704 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of simile

noun

Etymology of simile

l., from similis. see similar

Meaning of simile


as noun

  • a word or phrase by which anything is likened, in one or more of its aspects, to something else; a similitude; a poetical or imaginative comparison.
  • No synonyms for simile
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