casual allusion

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  • allusion — [n] indirect reference; hint casual remark, charge, citation, connotation, denotation, figure of speech, implication, imputation, incidental mention, indication, inference, innuendo, insinuation, intimation, mention, play on words, quotation,… …   New thesaurus

  • allusion — [ə lo͞o′zhən, alo͞o′zhən] n. [LL allusio, a playing with < allusus, pp. of alludere: see ALLUDE] 1. the act of alluding 2. an indirect reference; casual mention …   English World dictionary

  • Allusion — An allusion is a figure of speech that makes a reference or representation of or to a well known person, place, event, literary work, myth, or work of art. M.H. Abrams defined allusion as a brief reference, explicit or indirect, to a person,… …   Wikipedia

  • allusion — /euh looh zheuhn/, n. 1. a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication: an allusion to Shakespeare. 2. the act of alluding. 3. Obs. a metaphor; parable. [1540 50; < LL allusion (s. of… …   Universalium

  • allusion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. reference, suggestion, hint, mention. See information, figurative. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. reference, mention, hint, suggestion, inference, quotation, citation, remark, statement, connection,… …   English dictionary for students

  • allusion — al•lu•sion [[t]əˈlu ʒən[/t]] n. 1) a passing or casual reference to something, either directly or implied: an allusion to Shakespeare[/ex] 2) the act of alluding • Etymology: 1540–50; < LL allūsiō < allūd(ere) (see allude) …   From formal English to slang

  • allusion — /əˈluʒən / (say uh loohzhuhn) noun 1. a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something, either directly or by implication: an allusion to the classics. 2. Obsolete a metaphor. {Latin allūsio a playing with} –allusional, adjective …  

  • allusion — n casual reference, citation, quotation; hint, suggestion, intimation, inference …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • allusion — A passing, casual, slight or incidental reference; a hint; a suggestion; an insinuation. Atchison, T. & S. F. Ry. Co. v Vanordstrand, 67 Kan 386, 73 P 113 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • random — random, haphazard, chance, chancy, casual, desultory, hit or miss, happy go lucky are comparable when they mean having a cause or a character that is determined by accident rather than by design or by method. What is random comes, goes, occurs,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Closet drama — A closet drama is a play that is not intended to be performed onstage, but read by a solitary reader or, sometimes, out loud in a small group. A related form, the closet screenplay, developed during the 20th century. Form Any drama in a written… …   Wikipedia

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