dead metaphor


Definition of DEAD METAPHOR

:  a word or phrase (as time is running out) that has lost its metaphoric force through common usage

First Known Use of DEAD METAPHOR



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April 26, 2015
rococo Hear it
excessively ornate or intricate
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