Figuritive language

Figuritive language

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Term Definition
simile compares two or more unlike things using the words like as or than.
metaphor compares two or more unlike things without using the words like, as, or than.
personification gives the qualities of a person to an animal an objest or an idea.
onomatopoeia words that copy or mimic sounds.(Bam,Whack,Splash,Boom)
Alliteration repeated consistint sounds at the beginning of words. (betty botter)
Hyperbole An exaggeration
idiom words that mean more than they actually say.
audi to hear
vid/vis to see
ology study
sci to know
hydr/aqua water
mono one
uni one
multi/poly many
medi middle

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