Meaning of imagery

im•age•ry

Pronunciation: (im'ij-rē, im'i-ju-rē), [key]
— pl. -ries.
  1. the formation of mental images, figures, or likenesses of things, or of such images collectively: the dim imagery of a dream.
  2. pictorial images.
  3. the use of rhetorical images.
  4. figurative description or illustration; rhetorical images collectively.
  5. mental images collectively, esp. those produced by the action of imagination.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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