Definitions for allegory

Definitions for (noun) allegory

Main entry: allegory

Definition: an expressive style that uses fictional characters and events to describe some subject by suggestive resemblances; an extended metaphor

Main entry: apologue, allegory, parable, fable

Definition: a short moral story (often with animal characters)

Main entry: emblem, allegory

Definition: a visible symbol representing an abstract idea

Visual thesaurus for allegory