Definition of metaphorize in English:

metaphorize

(also metaphorise)

verb

  • with object To express metaphorically; to describe metaphorically.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Smyth (1567–1641), antiquary and parliamentary diarist. From metaphor + -ize, perhaps after French métaphoriser.

Pronunciation

metaphorize

/ˈmɛtəfərʌɪz/