Definitions For Simile


  • A figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with like' or as')
  • A phrase that uses the words likeor asto describe someone or something by comparing it with someone or something else that is similar

Is Simile 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 Simile is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Simile in a Sentence

  • “She's as fierce as a tiger” is a simile, but “She's a tiger when she's angry” is a metaphor.
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