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Simile

Posted by Bruce Kahl on June 12, 2003

In Reply to: As posted by EE on June 11, 2003

: Does anyone know any websites where there are many examples of expressions such as "happy as a clam", "as dull as dish water", "sleep like a log", "proud as a peacock", etc.?

A simile is a figure of speech comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by "like" or "as".