Figurative language

Simile

Compares two objects and uses like or as.


Karinas shirt is as red as a babies cheeks.

Imagery

Use words to paint a picture.


The lady put plump, glossy, red, grapes into her mouth.

Idiom

A saying.


Don,t let the cat out of the bag.


spilled the beans.


you are on thin ice!

personitication

Give human qualites to non living objects.


The pencil is so stingy with lead.

onomatopieo

words that are sound.


The fly buzzed all over mr.ariazas sandwich

Metaphor

Compares two things and uses is or are.


Javier is an ox.

Hyperbole

Over exageration


The giraff peaked his head over the clouds.