allegorical

adjective al·le·gor·i·cal \ ˌa-lə-ˈgȯr-i-kəl , -ˈgär- \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of allegorical

1 : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of allegory
  • allegorical paintings
  • allegorical meanings of images
  • allegorical symbols of our culture
2 : having hidden spiritual meaning that transcends the literal sense of a sacred text

allegorically

play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

allegoricalness

play \-kəl-nəs\ noun

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