Keywords: metaphor

Sign Definition

Definition in Auslan

As a Noun

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. The signer in the video is giving a definition in Auslan for the English term METAPHOR. There appears to be no commonly used Auslan sign for METAPHOR, but some signers have borrowed the BSL sign for METAPHOR (see the other sign listed in Signbank that matches this keyword). If you know of another sign for METAPHOR used by you or other Auslan users (deaf people or interpreters) please go to "Report missing sign" and supply details. Thank you.