metaphorically love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a metaphorical manner or sense; by way of metaphor; not literally.

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  • adverb manner In a metaphoric manner; not literally; by means of metaphor.
  • adverb speech act Used to draw attention that what follows is a metaphor, not to be taken literally

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a metaphorical manner

Etymologies

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metaphorical +‎ -ly

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