To better see all uses of the word
metaphor
in
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
please enable javascript.

metaphor
Used In
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • She gathered together her quack periodicals and her quack medicines, and thus armed with death, went about on her pale horse, metaphorically speaking, with "hell following after."

  • There are no more uses of "metaphor" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • He was speaking metaphorically when he referred to being mugged by reality.
  • It was falling so hard that it looked like white sparks (and this is a simile, too, not a metaphor).
    Mark Haddon  --  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading