Allusion

By Dimple Vashi

Definition & Pronunciation

Allusion: an indirect reference

Pronunciation: uh-loo-zhuhn

Synonyms

  • indication
  • mention
  • referral
  • reference
  • hint

Examples

“I was surprised his nose was not growing like Pinocchio’s.”

- Anonymous


“I’m surprised that people don’t call her Einstein.

-Dimple Vashi

Part of Speech and Derivatives

Noun – Part of speech


Derivatives

alluding to something

allusive -adjective

allusively adverb

allusions-plural of allusion

Visual Representation

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