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The word SIMILE has appeared in at least 88 clues on different crosswords.

SIMILE definition(s):

  • a figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with `like'' or `as'')

"""As good as gold,"" e.g."
"""Cheeks like roses,"" for example."
"""Cool as a cucumber,"" e.g."
"""Good as gold,"" for example"
"""Good as new,"" e.g."
"""Hard as nails,"" for one"
"""Healthy as a horse,"" e.g."
"""Hot as Tophet,"" for example."
"""Hot as a pistol,"" e.g."
"""Life is like a box of chocolates,"" e.g."
"""Like a Virgin,"" for example?"
"""Lips like cherries,"" e.g."
"""My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose,"" e.g."
"""My love is like a red, red rose,"" e.g."
"""Proud as a peacock,"" e.g."
"""Quiet as a mouse,"" e.g."
"""Red as a rose"" is one"
"""Right as rain,"" e.g."
"""Sharp as a tack,"" for example"
"""Sick as a dog,"" for instance"
"""Solid as a rock,"" for example"
"""Thick as thieves,"" e.g."
"'Eyes like stars,' e.g."
"'Feet like ice,'
"'Sharp as a tack,' e.g."
A trope
"As easy as pie, say"
As fit as a fiddle for one
"As hot as hell, e.g."
"As plain as day, e.g."
Bit of literary imagery
"Black as night, e.g."
"Cheeks like roses, e.g."
Comparative construction
Comparative phrase
Comparison in writing
Cousin of a metaphor
"Cute as a button, for one"
Figure of speech
"Float like a butterfly, say"
"Fresh as a daisy, e.g."
"Good as gold, for example"
"Hair like silk, e.g."
"Hard as a rock, say"
"Hard as nails, e.g."
"Hard as nails, for one"
"Hot as a pistol, e.g."
"Idiom with ""as"" in the middle"
"Like a rock, e.g."
Literary comparison
Literary device
Literary likening
Metaphor kin
Metaphor's cousin
"Neat as a pin, e.g."
"Neat as a pin, say"
One of the tropes
Phrase of comparison
Poetic device
Poetic figure.
Presenter of a likeness?
"Pretty as a picture, e.g."
"Pretty as a picture, for one"
"Quiet as a mouse, e.g."
"Run like the wind, e.g."
"She is like a rose, say"
"Sick as a dog, e.g."
"Tough as nails, e.g."
"Warm as toast, e.g."
Writer's device
Writer's likeness?
"Cold as ice," e.g.
"As clear as mud," e.g.
The comparison is out by a mile!
Appear happy about one figure of speech
Figure of speech
Literary likening
"Good as gold," e.g.
"Hard as nails," for one
For comparison, is maybe over a mile
'As American as apple pie,' for example
Comparative phrase
Metaphor relative

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