Simile (noun)

Type: noun

Pronunciation: /see-me-lee/

Plural: Similes

What does Simile mean?

A figure of speech comparing two “unlike” things and their similarities. Typically includes “like” or “as”.

Similar to Simile: Metaphor

Example sentence: “He wrote 16 bars without using a simile.”

Simile in songs:

“Thank you Jesus, whoever you are, I know you gifted me the gift of gab and simile” – Noname, Amphetamine.

“Eventually, I’ll pack a nine and a simile” – Pouya, Suicidal Thoughts In The Back Of The Cadillac.

“Lyrical simile to stimulate your mind” – Swank Master Raw, THE PE CYPHER (PT 1 & 2).

“That’s no metaphor or no simile” – Erick Arc Elliot, Get Yours.

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Cite this page: "Simile." Rap Dictionary, DailyRapFacts. Accessed February 26, 2021.