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mixed metaphornoun [C]

uk   /ˌmɪkst ˈmet.ə.fɔːr/  us   /ˌmɪkst ˈmet̬.ə.fɔːr/
(Definition of mixed metaphor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mixed metaphor”
in Chinese (Simplified) (愚蠢、滑稽的)混合隐喻…
in Chinese (Traditional) (常產生愚蠢、滑稽效果的)混合隱喻…
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