Simile

By:GrammCracka

Definition

  • a figure of speech comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by like or as
  • Comparing two things that are totally opposite.
  • Examples: Gramm eats like a horse, Bob ran like the wind

Sources

  • "SimileAbout Our Definitions: All Forms of a Word (noun, Verb, Etc.) Are Now Displayed on One Page." Merriam-Webster. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2013.
  • "Writing Strategies - Mrs. Briseño's Class Blog." Mrs. Briseño's Class Blog. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2013.