Definition of figurative


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • figurative is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 17 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • figurative is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 20 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of figurative

  • consisting of or forming human or animal figures (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the figurative art of the humanistic tradition

    Synonyms

    1. figural

  • (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech (adjective)

    Examples

    1. figurative language

    Synonyms

    1. nonliteral

See definition of figurative in Merriam Webster