Example sentences for: allegorical

How can you use “allegorical” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Also, no New Yorker correspondent would include details of clothing unless it were to make some larger, allegorical point about the subject.

  • Read this allegorical passage by the newly re-elected House majority leader, then answer the questions below.

  • The interior continues the bands of black and white marble, while elaborately inlaid marble paving  — one of the cathedral’s primary attractions, with large sections regularly covered for protection — covers the floor with 56 pictures of biblical and allegorical themes, done over two centuries by some 40 artists.

  • Spencer's work--figurative, regional, allegorical, religious, and just plain weird--fits uneasily into the isms of 20 th -century art.

  • It's possible that Besieged is meant to be vaguely allegorical: The African is seduced by the crumbling decadence of Europe while the European falls for the childlike simplicity of Africa.


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