Definition of metaphorically adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

metaphorically

 adverb
adverb
BrE BrE//ˌmetəˈfɒrɪkli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmetəˈfɔːrɪkli//
 
 
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in a way that uses or contains metaphors I'll leave you in Robin's capable hands—metaphorically speaking, of course! compare figuratively (1), literally (1)