What does allegorical mean?

allegorical meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1520s, from French all


allegorical meaning in General Dictionary

found in or characteristic of or containing allegory

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  • Belonging to, or consisting of, allegory; for the nature of an allegory; explaining by resemblances; figurative.

allegorical meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Belonging to, or consisting of, allegory; associated with the nature of an allegory; describing by resemblances; figurative.


Sentence Examples with the word allegorical

For the marriage-feast sign yields throughout an allegorical meaning.

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