Thesaurus

allegory

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of allegory

  1. a story intended to teach a basic truth or moral about life Dr. Seuss's story “The Sneetches” is a telling allegory about tolerance for people's differences Synonyms apologue, fable, parable Related Words beast fable, bestiary; morality play; legend, myth, mythology, narrative, tale



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up allegory? 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!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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