FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE. Definitions and Examples. METAPHOR Definition: comparison of 2 things without using like or as. Examples: The baby was a rug rat. My dad is being a couch potato. That truck driver is a road hog. Those boys together are a recipe for disaster.
Definitions and Examples
The baby was a rug rat.
My dad is being a couch potato.
That truck driver is a road hog.
Those boys together are a recipe for disaster.
Her eyes were sparking gems!
His hair was black as a cat.
Her attitude was hard as nails.
The dog was sweet as honey.
The willow’s music is like a
Life is like an onion: You peel
off one layer at a time, and
sometimes you weep.
My face looks like a wedding
cake left out in the rain.
ice cream cones
a freight train
on her violin
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
And miles to go before I sleep. (Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening – Robert Frost)
Of my darling, my darling, my life and my bride. (Annabel Lee)