noun. a figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with
Example sentences of the word simile
1. Noun, singular or mass
Then they would draw a picture in red because it is a simile.
A simile compares two things using "like" or "as."
3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
In stanza 4 Hirsch uses simile -- “like blind men” -- to allude to the common idea that the blind are the only ones who can truly see.