Definition of metaphoricity in US English:

metaphoricity

noun

  • The fact or quality of being metaphorical; metaphorical nature, figurativeness.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Yale French Studies. From metaphor + -icity, probably after French métaphoricité; compare metaphoric, metaphorical.

Pronunciation

metaphoricity

/ˌmɛtəfəˈrɪsɪti/