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  1. frozen metaphor: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  2. frozen metaphor: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  3. frozen metaphor: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  4. frozen metaphor: Rhymezone [home, info]
  5. frozen metaphor: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  6. frozen metaphor: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  7. frozen metaphor: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
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Quick definitions from WordNet (frozen metaphor)

noun:  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')

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