Definitions for allegoricalˌæl ɪˈgɔr ɪ kəl, -ˈgɒr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

al•le•gor•i•calˌæl ɪˈgɔr ɪ kəl, -ˈgɒr-(adj.)

also al`le•gor′ic

  1. of the nature of or containing allegory; figurative:

    an allegorical poem.

Origin of allegorical:

1520–30; < LL allēgoricus (< Gk allēgorikós; see allegory , -ic ) + -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. allegorical, allegoric(adj)

    used in or characteristic of or containing allegory

    "allegorical stories"; "an allegorical painting of Victory leading an army"


  1. allegorical(Adjective)

    of, relating to, or containing allegory

Webster Dictionary

  1. Allegorical(adj)

    belonging to, or consisting of, allegory; of the nature of an allegory; describing by resemblances; figurative


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