What is another word for simile?

188 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ s_ˈɪ_m_ɪ_l_ˌɪ], [ sˈɪmɪlˌɪ], [ sˈɪmɪlˌɪ]

Synonyms for Simile:

comparison (noun) figure of speech (noun) Other synonyms:

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Rhymes for Simile:

  1. facsimile;

Quotes for Simile:

  1. The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. You can always do it better, find the exact word, the apt phrase, the leaping simile Robert Cormier.

Adjectives for Simile:

  • aptly fragile,
  • altogether apt,
  • unpleasantly apt,
  • suitably graphic,
  • vivid and quite apt,
  • terse organic,
  • uncomfortably apt,
  • vulgar but happy,
  • slightly vulgar but happy,
  • natural and unique,
  • delightfully quaint and characteristic,
  • highly colloquial,
  • fine and deservedly popular,
  • fascinating but irrelevant,
  • beautifully apt,
  • proper poetic,
  • quite apt,
  • slightly vulgar,
  • altogether inappropriate,
  • own well-worn,
  • quaint and characteristic,
  • delightfully quaint,
  • peculiarly appropriate,
  • atrociously bad,
  • somewhat daring,
  • other exquisite,
  • faint and feeble,
  • other poetical,
  • deservedly popular,
  • perfectly fitting,
  • more ignoble,
  • non-technical,
  • good sharp,
  • gutsy,
  • own rich,
  • piscatorial,
  • inexact,
  • crummy,
  • seafaring,
  • well-placed,
  • negligent,
  • unattractive,
  • boldest,
  • satirical,
  • glacial,
  • crowning,
  • unequal,
  • astronomical,
  • biblical,
  • much better,
  • consummate,
  • hypothetical,
  • ignoble,
  • digital,
  • inadequate,
  • sordid,
  • senseless,
  • logical,
  • organic,
  • fragile,
  • fascinating,
  • electronic,
  • artistic,
  • feminine,
  • african,
  • idle,
  • conventional,
  • unique,
  • qual,
  • mental,
  • sharp,
  • rich,
  • al,
  • vulgar and outworn,
  • trite and time-honored,
  • pertinent and poetical,
  • expressive, happy,
  • faint but truthful,
  • intelligible and appealing,
  • natural but not flippant,
  • suitable and sufficiently strong,
  • erudite or scientific,
  • apparent and natural,
  • ridiculously belated,
  • incongruous and impertinent,
  • fitting condemnatory,
  • exquisite but familiar,
  • agreeably literary,
  • last shaggy,
  • successful poetic,
  • apt and appropriate,
  • more self-sustaining,
  • commonplace and hackneyed,
  • same inexpensive,
  • admirably vigorous,
  • single felicitous,
  • same withered,
  • apt and beautiful,
  • somewhat far-fetched,
  • extremely coarse,
  • sweet and perfect,
  • beautiful and well-known,
  • own striking,
  • more inappropriate,
  • utterly wrong,
  • picturesque native,
  • small, slow,
  • beautiful chinese,
  • own sublime,
  • beautiful and rare,
  • coarse and common,
  • otherwise unaccountable,
  • rather fanciful,
  • striking and original,
  • much strong,
  • truly delightful,
  • more apt,
  • less scientific,
  • rather disagreeable,
  • more recondite,
  • oldest and best,
  • sufficiently strong,
  • own perfect,
  • more poetic,
  • more gracious,
  • own happy,
  • condemnatory,
  • more adequate,
  • ungallant,
  • ridiculous little,
  • more prosaic,
  • hebraic,
  • own beautiful,
  • self-sustaining,
  • briefer,
  • nearly equal,
  • topical,
  • excusable,
  • unflattering,
  • aristotelian,
  • more noble,
  • out-of-date,
  • much stronger,
  • prosy,
  • outworn,
  • neatest,
  • good old-fashioned,
  • recondite,
  • trenchant,
  • inaccurate,
  • meteorological,
  • transatlantic,
  • more familiar,
  • implicit,
  • prettier,
  • dental,
  • flippant,
  • erudite,
  • unsuitable,
  • pertinent,
  • more beautiful,
  • unsavory,
  • platonic,
  • time-honored,
  • anatomical,
  • condensed,
  • truthful,
  • analogous,
  • appealing,
  • mythological,
  • inexpensive,
  • fragmentary,
  • adroit,
  • feline,
  • degrading,
  • florid,
  • expansive,
  • unspoken,
  • sarcastic,
  • emphatic,
  • happier,
  • unaccountable,
  • fairest,
  • matchless,
  • satisfying,
  • pungent,
  • impertinent,
  • pastoral,
  • helpful,
  • august,
  • convincing,
  • belated,
  • heartless,
  • handy,
  • elusive,
  • mundane,
  • idiot,
  • kindred,
  • disastrous,
  • withered,
  • imaginative,
  • terrestrial,
  • involuntary,
  • shaggy,
  • irresistible,
  • insolent,
  • fortunate,
  • satisfactory,
  • extravagant,
  • accurate,
  • gracious,
  • random,
  • precise,
  • shabby,
  • strongest,
  • significant,
  • convenient,
  • ridiculous,
  • funny,
  • musical,
  • oldest,
  • lesser,
  • delicious,
  • equal,
  • legal,
  • lofty,
  • graceful,
  • definite,
  • apparent,
  • formal,
  • literary,
  • singular,
  • grim,
  • spiritual,
  • foolish,
  • neat,
  • humble,
  • easy,
  • irish,
  • chinese,
  • rude,
  • wretched,
  • highest,
  • slow,
  • honest,
  • nearest,
  • recent,
  • native,
  • splendid,
  • complete,
  • rough,
  • final,
  • similar,
  • curious,
  • late,
  • sudden,
  • powerful,
  • sweet,
  • vain,
  • dear,
  • full,
  • true,
  • small,
  • whole,
  • profane and absurd,
  • inappropriate theatrical,
  • prosaic and domestic,
  • somewhat prosaic and domestic,
  • therefore absurd,
  • pictorial and therefore absurd,
  • delightful, fantastic,
  • fine, appropriate,
  • far-fetched and quaint,
  • egyptian verbal,
  • new vernal,
  • well-worn and familiar,
  • rough physical,
  • altogether proper,
  • curiously inverted,
  • chaste and classic,
  • old proverbial,
  • particularly apt,
  • natural and beautiful,
  • somewhat prosaic,
  • sudden vivid,
  • old and popular,
  • more graphic,
  • old elizabethan,
  • infelicitous,
  • less exalted,
  • angelical,
  • more striking,
  • more moderate,
  • more ordinary,
  • colloquial,
  • vernal,
  • inconsistent,
  • complimentary,
  • clearer,
  • grander,
  • irrelevant,
  • unwieldy,
  • wearisome,
  • rhetorical,
  • pictorial,
  • elizabethan,
  • uncouth,
  • obscene,
  • chaste,
  • worn-out,
  • clerical,
  • stale,
  • exalted,
  • greedy,
  • verbal,
  • rational,
  • doubtful,
  • chemical,
  • childish,
  • moderate,
  • stray,
  • naval,
  • stronger,
  • unpleasant,
  • oriental,
  • feeble,
  • classic,
  • gloomy,
  • material,
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  • domestic,
  • effective,
  • unexpected,
  • opposite,
  • successful,
  • physical,
  • faint,
  • delicate,
  • personal,
  • proper,
  • ordinary,
  • strange,
  • unusually apt,
  • quaint and striking,
  • imprecise,
  • old, old,
  • magnanimous,
  • autumnal,
  • scriptural,
  • bridal,
  • unjust,
  • ludicrous,
  • watery,
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  • martial,
  • colorful,
  • planetary,
  • classical,
  • grotesque,
  • careless,
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  • clumsy,
  • filthy,
  • dainty,
  • unhappy,
  • wrong,
  • faithful,
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  • old-fashioned,
  • sad,
  • political,
  • rare,
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  • wonderful,
  • usual,
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  • somewhat remarkable,
  • more exact,
  • hackneyed,
  • melodramatic,
  • canine,
  • prosaic,
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  • profane,
  • inverted,
  • simpler,
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  • agricultural,
  • theatrical,
  • imperfect,
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  • gross,
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  • picturesque,
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  • charming,
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  • simple,
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  • commonplace,
  • adequate,
  • polite,
  • ingenious,
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  • stupid,
  • fresh,
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  • inapt,
  • farfetched,
  • felicitous,
  • graphic,
  • expressive,
  • flattering,
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  • ill,
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  • casual,
  • romantic,
  • innocent,
  • dreadful,
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  • strong,
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  • long,
  • more appropriate,
  • illustrative,
  • trite,
  • scandalous,
  • incomparable,
  • unlucky,
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  • fantastic,
  • military,
  • more fitting,
  • inappropriate,
  • coarse,
  • unfortunate,
  • natural,
  • different,
  • ancient,
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  • well-worn,
  • delightful,
  • odd,
  • far-fetched,
  • exact,
  • medical,
  • useful,
  • clever,
  • certain,
  • good old,
  • magnificent,
  • familiar,
  • good swift,
  • nautical,
  • vulgar,
  • suitable,
  • remarkable,
  • well-known,
  • perfect,
  • poetical,
  • vivid,
  • capital,
  • swift,
  • original,
  • absurd,
  • elegant,
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  • favorite,
  • single,
  • exquisite,
  • best,
  • quaint,
  • former,
  • fitting,
  • noble,
  • admirable,
  • popular,
  • common,
  • poor,
  • con,
  • bad,
  • happy,
  • striking,
  • poetic,
  • famous,
  • fine,
  • appropriate,
  • apt,
  • beautiful.
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