Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or containing allegory; figurative.

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Usage examples "allegorical":

  1. Mr. Rawlinson rebuilt the Mitre, and he had the panels of the great room painted with allegorical figures by Isaac Fuller. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.
  2. 98- 99, for the summary of Whiston's attack upon allegorical interpretation. - "A Discourse Concerning Ridicule and Irony in Writing (1729)", Anthony Collins.
  3. There is an allegorical element in this dream, and the presence of a departed friend who assists him over the stream, gives it a poetic cast. - "Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science", Hudson Tuttle.