- 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
- "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. BriseÃ±o's Class Blog." Mrs. BriseÃ±o's Class Blog. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2013.