simile (plural similes or similia)
- A figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another, in the case of English generally using like or as.
- A simile is a bit like a metaphor.
- 1925, Fruit of the Flower, by Countee Cullen
- My father is a quiet man -- With sober, steady ways; -- For simile, a folded fan; -- His nights are like his days.
terms related to simile (noun)
figure of speech in which one thing is compared to another
- simile on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Category:English similes
- Appendix:English similes - an appendix containing many similes
From Latin similis.
simile m, f (masculine and feminine plural simili)
- Non è molto simile. It is not very similar.
- È possibile una cosa simile? Is such a thing possible?
- nominative masculine singular of similis
- nominative feminine singular of similis
- vocative masculine singular of similis
- vocative feminine singular of similis
- simile in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers