tropological

adjective tro·po·log·i·cal \ ˌtrō-pə-ˈlä-ji-kəl , ˌträ- \

Definition of tropological

1 : of, relating to, or involving biblical interpretation stressing moral metaphor; also : moral
2 : characterized or varied by tropes : figurative

tropologically

play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of tropological in a Sentence

  1. a tropological construct that no reader of the Bible should take literally

First Known Use of tropological

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tropological? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

good-natured ridicule

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Used by Nabokov Quiz

  • image1676440788
  • Choose the best definition or synonym for the word in bold: "There are some eructations that sound like cheers—at least, mine did." Lolita
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!