Keywords: metaphor

Sign Definition

Definition in Auslan

As a Noun

1. 1. An imaginative way of describing something by saying that it is something else which has the qualities that you are trying to describe. For example, if you want to say that someone is very shy and timid, you might say that they are a mouse. English = metaphor.


1. This sign for METAPHOR has been borrowed from BSL by some Auslan signers. It is not widely used.