thesaurus of traditional English metaphors

by P. R. Wilkinson

Publisher: Routledge in London, New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • English language -- Idioms -- Dictionaries,
  • English language -- Synonyms and antonyms,
  • Figures of speech -- Dictionaries,
  • Metaphor -- Dictionaries

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 774-777) and index.

StatementP.R. Wilkinson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1689 .W56 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 777 p. ;
Number of Pages777
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1713191M
ISBN 100415075238
LC Control Number92015338

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In this original Thesaurus, the author's definition of "metaphors" is usefully broad and covers a wide variety of figurative language. Offering explanations and derivations, the volume contains aro traditional English sayings - including metaphors, similes, proverbs, catch phrases, idioms and Format: Library Binding.

About the Author. Dick Wilkinson is a retired Forestry Commission worker who studied Classics, Old English and Old Norse at Cambridge University. This collection is the Cited by: British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Wilkinson, P.R.(Peter Richard), – Thesaurus of traditional English metaphors/son.

Includes bibliographical references (p.) and index. Book Description In this original Thesaurus, the author's definition of "metaphors" is usefully broad and covers a wide variety of figurative language. Offering explanations and derivations, the volume contains aro traditional English sayings - including metaphors, similes, proverbs, catch phrases, idioms and slang expressions.

Book Description. This fascinating collection of traditional metaphors and figures of speech, groups expressions according to theme. The second edition includes over 1, new entries, more information on first known usages, a new introduction and two expanded indexes.

It will appeal to those interested in cultural history and the English language. This fascinating collection of traditional metaphors and figures of speech, groups expressions according to theme.

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[P R Wilkinson] -- "Metaphors are taken to include a variety of figurative meanings such as similes, proverbs, idioms, slang and catchphrases, though literary metaphors are avoided. The Oxford Thesaurus An A-Z Dictionary of Synonyms Any synonym book must be seen as a compromise that relies on the sensitivity of its users to the idiomatic nuances of the language.

In its synonyms are more likely to be sought for the words that are most used; second, some headwords of lower frequency have been included.

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