Übersetzung von “metaphor” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch

metaphor

noun uk /ˈmet.ə.fɔːr/ us /ˈmet̬.ə.fɔːr/

an expression, often found in literature, that describes a person or object by referring to something that is considered to have similar characteristics to that person or object

metáfora
‘The mind is an ocean’ and ‘the city is a jungle’ are both metaphors.
Metaphor and simile are the most commonly used figures of speech in everyday language.

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(Übersetzung von “metaphor” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)

metaphor

noun /ˈmetəfə/

a form of expression (not using ’like’ or ’as’)in which a quality or characteristic is given to a person or thing by using a name, image, adjective etc normally used of something else which has similar qualities etc

metáfora
’He’s a tiger when he’s angry’ is an example of (a) metaphor.
metaphoric /-ˈfo-/ adjective ( metaphorical)

of, like or using metaphors

metafórico
metaphorical language.
metaphorically adverb

metafóricamente
The poet is using the word metaphorically here.

(Übersetzung von “metaphor” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)