[ US /ˌæɫəˈɡɔɹəkəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ˌælɪɡˈɒɹɪkə‍l/ ]
  1. used in or characteristic of or containing allegory
    an allegorical painting of Victory leading an army
    allegorical stories
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How To Use allegorical In A Sentence

  • Still, on watching the movie a good couple of decades since I last read the book, as much as I found it enjoyable enough, I couldn’t help but start to think through just what Lewis is saying here, in allegorical terms, just how it all turns on the idea that, by the rules of Deep Magic, Edmund must die. Thoughts on Narnia
  • It is up to you to decide whether sparkling stop-motion animation, catchy music, and a hearty dose of dry British humor is enough to overcome an uninvolving allegorical plot.
  • Allegorical Saying ( Xiehouyu ) is an idiom that is widely used, popular, jocular and vivid sentence.
  • White's allegorical space is a vacant sprawling composition, slanting and inclined in a rigid fixture devoid of primary colours or people.
  • We find it, for instance, in the criticism of Virgil, to whose work were attributed four distinct meanings: literal, allegorical, moral, and anagogic. Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic
  • His narratives usually lend themselves to rich allegorical readings, and Tsui can be a very skilful allegorist when he wants to be.
  • The interactions between the characters in Springtime obviously form a political allegory, but rarely have I seen allegorical conceits that were as likeable as these characters are.
  • Their temptations, and hence their complexity, tend to be allegorically externalized.
  • The method of allegorical interpretation here used is that species known as gematria, in which the numerical equivalence of letters composing a word is employed as A Source Book for Ancient Church History
  • Allegorical imagery is appropriated imagery; the allegorist does not invent images but confiscates them.
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