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Fig. Lang. Examples

Examples of figurative language

QuestionAnswer
My hamburger was the size of a frisbee. Hyperbole
Splash! The boy jumped into the water. Onomatopoeia
Whisper words of wisdom. Alliteration
The burning leaves were dancing in the fire. Personification
At dinner, he ate like a horse. Simile
You are my sunshine. Metaphor
Drip, drip went the water as it hit the tin roof. Onomatopoeia
The clouds look like fluffy marshmallows. Simile
The slimy salamander slid sideways across the rocks. Alliteration
He ran faster than a cheetah. Hyperbole
The eyes in the picture followed me around the room. Personification
She has a heart of stone. Metaphor
I'll eat my hat Idiom
It's raining buckets Idiom
Created by: wrightpurvis on 2013-03-14



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