Figurative Language

Simile

Definition- A simile is when you use like or as.


Example - He was as busy as a bee.

Example - She swims like a fish.

Aliteration

Definition - the same letter or sound at the beginning of a word.


Example - Peter piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.

hyperbole

Definition - It is an expression that is not true.


Example - She cried so long that she made a lake.

Idiom

Definition - A silly phrase that does`t mean what it exactly says.


Example - she spilled the beans.