Pronunciation:  US [ˈsɪmɪli] UK [ˈsɪməli]
  • n.Simile; the use of similes
  • WebSimiles and metaphor; simile method
a phrase that describes something by comparing it to something else using the word  like” or  as” for example  He eats like a pig” the use of similes 

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