Met`a*phor"ic (?), Met`a*phor"ic*al (?), a. [Gr. : cf. F. m'etaphorique.]

Of or pertaining to metaphor; comprising a metaphor; not literal; figurative; tropical; as, a metaphorical expression; a metaphorical sense.

-- Met`a*phor"ic*al*ly, adv. -- Met`a*phor"ic*al*ness, n.

 

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