Definitions For Figurative


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


  • Consisting of or forming human or animal figures

Is Figurative a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Figurative is worth 17 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Figurative in a Sentence

  • The phrase “know your ropes” means literally “to know a lot about ropes,” while its figurative meaning is “to know a lot about how to do something.”
  • The figurative use of “allergy” to mean “a feeling of dislike”

Synonyms for Figurative

Antonyms for Figurative

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