1. imagery

noun. ['ˈɪmədʒri, ˈɪmɪdʒri'] the ability to form mental images of things or events.


  • imagination
  • picturing
  • make-believe
  • mental imagery
  • vision
  • imaging
  • representational process
  • dreaming
  • evocation
  • envisioning
  • chimera
  • pretence
  • chimaera
  • pretense
  • mind's eye


  • wake
  • imperfection
  • uncreativeness
  • real

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Rhymes with Imagery

  • imagery
  • marjorie
  • marjory

How do you pronounce imagery?

Pronounce imagery as ˈɪmɪʤri.

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Sentences with imagery

1. Noun, singular or mass
Pepper your writing with figurative language, such as simile, imagery or personification, to make it interesting.

Quotes about imagery

1. During the Middle Ages they understood that words accompanied by imagery are much more memorable. By making the margins of a book colorful and beautiful, illuminations help make the text unforgettable. It's unfortunate that we've lost the art of illumination.
- Joshua Foer

2. It's high time for the art world to admit that the avant-garde is dead. It was killed by my hero, Andy Warhol, who incorporated into his art all the gaudy commercial imagery of capitalism (like Campbell's soup cans) that most artists had stubbornly scorned.
- Camille Paglia

3. Jeffrey Zeldman had an astonishing ability to craft a seductive coolness using educated references, dry humor, and retro/organic imagery.
- Matt Mullenweg