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frozen metaphor

Noun1.frozen metaphor - a metaphor that has occurred so often that it has become a new meaning of the expression (e.g., `he is a snake' may once have been a metaphor but after years of use it has died and become a new sense of the word `snake')
Synonyms: dead metaphor
dead metaphor, metaphor
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frowney
frowning
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frowzled
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frozen custard
frozen dessert
frozen food
frozen foods
-- frozen metaphor --
frozen orange juice
frozen pudding
frozen yogurt
Frozenness
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