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noun [countable] linguistics mixed metaphor pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
singularmixed metaphor
pluralmixed metaphors
  1. a combination of metaphors that sounds silly because it creates a strange image in your mind
    She’s forever using mixed metaphors like ‘This is a great headache lifted off my shoulders’.

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