Definition of "similes" [similes]

  • (noun) Plural form of simile.

Use "similes" in a sentence

  • "Beyond coining similes, she had the further presence of mind to step to the side of the stairs, use a lamp post to perch herself briefly on a railing, and with that vantage use the opera glasses to look over the whole of the crowd — which her height alone would never have afforded."
  • "In the character of Hinda, colonization and seduction become intertwined as she metamorphoses in similes comparing her to land."
  • "Deity, to draw his inadequate similes from the conjugal or civil partnerships of life, and to describe the manhood of Christ as the robe, the instrument, the tabernacle of his Godhead."

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