116 Allusion (Noun)

Meaning

  1. An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
  2. Something that is said or written that is intended to make you think of a particular thing or person.

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Sentences

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

synonyms

Mention, Statement

Antonyms

Silence, Reality

Root words

Illusionary