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 Dictionary entry overview: What does metaphorically mean? 

  The adverb METAPHORICALLY has 1 sense:

1. in a metaphorical manner

  Familiarity information: METAPHORICALLY used as an adverb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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In a metaphorical manner

Context example:

she expressed herself metaphorically


metaphorical (expressing one thing in terms normally denoting another)

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