116 - Allusion

Allusion : Noun

  1. something that is said or written that refers to or mentions another person or subject in an indirect way (Oxford)
  2. Something that is said or written that is intended to make you think of a particular thing or person. (Cambridge)

اشارہ / کنایہ / حوالہ

Sentence (s)

  1. His statement was seen as an allusion to the recent drug-related killings. (Oxford)
  2. Her novels are packed with literary allusions. (Cambridge)

Phrases & Connected Words

  • statement was seen as an allusion
  • packed with literary allusions