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Metaphor (noun)

Type: noun

Pronunciation: /meta-for/

Plural: Metaphors

What does Metaphor mean?

A figure of speech that makes a comparison which is not literal.

Similar to Metaphor: Simile

Example sentence: “His day one fan didn’t understand the metaphor in the song but it was fire.”

Metaphor in songs:

“Livin’ my life in the margin and that metaphor was proof” – Kendrick Lamar, Poetic Justice.

Metaphor Mozart, all we do is tell ’em the truth” – Childish Gambino, Black Faces.

“No metaphor, I’m being real with ya” – Logic, Fade Away.

“Just finish the rhyme and I bust it, excuse the corny metaphor” – Eminem, You’re Never Over.

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