listen to the pronunciation of allusion
Englisch - Türkisch
{i} kinaye
{i} laf çaktırma
{i} dokundurma
{i} ima

O şarkıda Debussy'nin eserlerinden biri için bir ima var. - There's an allusion to one of Debussy's works in that song.


The film is full of allusions to Hitchcock.

{i} anıştırma
{i} taş
aggression by allusion
(Kanun) ima suretiyle hakaret
{s} üstü kapalı
imalı bir şekilde
make an allusion to
(Fiili Deyim ) ima etmek , anıştırmak
Englisch - Englisch
An indirect reference; a hint; a reference to something supposed to be known, but not explicitly mentioned; a covert indication
an indirect and incidental reference to something without definite mention of it
{n} a hint, indirect reference
An implied or indirect reference to something assumed to be known, such as an historical event or personage, a well-known quotation from literature, or a famous work of art, such as Keats' allusion to Titian's painting of Bacchus in "Ode to a Nightingale " Sidelight: An allusion can be used by the poet as a means of imagery, since, like a symbol, it can suggest ideas by connotation; its effectiveness, of course, depends upon the reader's acquaintance with the reference alluded to
an implied or indirect reference to something assumed to be known, especially in literature
A casual reference in literature to a person, place, event, or another passage of literature, often without explicit identification Allusions can originate in mythology, biblical references, historical events, or legends Authors often use allusion to establish a tone, create an implied association, contrast two objects or people, make aan unusual juxtaposition of references, or bring the reader into a world of experience outside the limitations of the story itself Authors assume that the readers will recognize the original sources and relate their meaning to the new context For instance, if a teacher were to refer to his class as a horde of Mongols, the students will have no idea if they are being praised or vilified unless they know what the Mongol horde was and what activities it participated in historically This historical allusion assumes a certain level of education or awareness in the audience, so it should be taken as a compliment rather than an attempt at obscurity
a reference to a historical, mythic, or literary person, place, event, movement, etc
A reference to a famous person or event in life or literature
A brief reference to a person, place, thing, event, or idea in history or literature Allusions conjure up biblical authority, scenes from Shakespeare’s plays, historic figures, wars, great love stories, and anything else that might enrich an author’s work Allusions imply reading and cultural experiences shared by the writer and reader, functioning as a kind of shorthand whereby the recalling of something outside the work supplies an emotional or intellectual context, such as a poem about current racial struggles calling up the memory of Abraham Lincoln
passing reference or indirect mention
An allusion refers to a familiar person, place, or thing, whether real or imaginary The allusion is one way to evoke emotions or create atmospheres
The intent of a message; alternatively, the use of messages where the primary intention is to evoke intent Example: "he was as strong as Hercules", a simile that is useful only if the listener already knows who Hercules is supposed to have been
An indirect reference to something (usually a literary text, although it can be other things commonly known such as plays, movies, t v shows) with which the readers is supposed to be familiar Allusion is often used with humorous intent, to establish a connection between writer and reader, or to make a subtle point
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the work To get the full the meaning of the text, the reader will need to get the reference
a referencewhether explicit or implied, to history, the Bible, myth, literature, painting, music, and so onthat suggests the meaning or generalized implication of details in the story, poem, or play Close Window
(N) -the act of alluding; indirect reference
indirect or casual mention, as in: No one made any allusion to the scandal while she was in the room
- a reference to a person, place, thing, event, idea in history or literary work to supply an emotional or intellectual context for the work being read
a brief reference to a supposedly familiar place, event, or figure from literature, history, mythology, or the Bible [top]
an indirect or implied reference; don’t confuse with illusion, meaning deceptive appearance or delusion
a reference to some well-known event, person or work of art
A reference to a well-known historical, literary, or biblical person or event that readers are expected to recognize
An indirect (that is, unacknowledged) reference in one work to another work or to a historical event, biblical passage, and so on, or a reference to an event in the text
Is a reference, without explicit identification to a presumable familiar person, place event or to another literary work or passage
a direct or indirect reference to a person, event, work of art, etc (Compare with illusion )
A reference to something supposed to be known, but not explicitly mentioned; a covert indication; indirect reference; a hint
Indirect reference; a hint; a reference to something supposed to be known, but not explicitly mentioned; a covert indication
A figurative or symbolical reference
An allusion is an indirect reference to someone or something. The title is perhaps an allusion to AIDS. something said or written that mentions a subject, person etc indirectly allusion to (allusio, from alludere; ALLUDE)
{i} hint, intimation
Eye dialect spelling of always, representing Southern US English

I allus wanted my chaps to read and spell and figure, Mother said. Allus put a lot of store by that. Another rusty cut and they'll close the school shore. As long as we keep living here, Flat Creek School is their only chance earthy..

Containing or making use of indirect references or hints

His speech was allusive.

{a} hinting at, refering to indirectly
{a} in an allusive manner, remotely
characterized by indirect references; "allusive speech is characterized by allusions"
plural of allusion
{s} hinted, implied, intimated
Figurative; symbolical
Of or pertaining to allusions
characterized by indirect references; "allusive speech is characterized by allusions
Having reference to something not fully expressed; containing an allusion
Allusive speech, writing, or art is full of indirect references to people or things. His new play, Arcadia, is as intricate, elaborate and allusive as anything he has yet written
]; by way of allusion; by implication, suggestion, or insinuation
impliedly, suggestively
Figuratively [Obs
In an allusive manner; in a manner characterized by allusion