What does the word allegorical mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Allegorically.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to or containing allegory; figurative.

Usage examples for 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 by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. 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 by Hudson Tuttle