[al-i-gawr-i-kuhl, -gor-]
consisting of or pertaining to allegory; of the nature of or containing allegory; figurative: an allegorical poem; an allegorical meaning.
Also, allegoric.

1520–30; < Late Latin allēgoricus (< Greek allēgorikós; see allegory, -ic) + -al1

allegorically, adverb
allegoricalness, noun
nonallegoric, adjective
nonallegorical, adjective
nonallegorically, adverb
semiallegoric, adjective
semiallegorical, adjective
semiallegorically, adverb
unallegorical, adjective
unallegorically, adverb Unabridged
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allegorical or allegoric (ˌælɪˈɡɒrɪkəl)
used in, containing, or characteristic of allegory
allegoric or allegoric
alle'gorically or allegoric

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Word Origin & History

1520s, from Fr. allégorique, from L. allegoricus, from Gk. allegorikos (see allegory). Earlier form was allegoric (late 14c.).
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Example sentences
It's really an allegorical piece of what's going on in the world.
There is no indication of how much is allegorical and how much is literal.
The majority of these stories are allegorical to some degree.
He favoured fantasy subjects whose meanings were allegorical rather than
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