Definitions of imagery

  1. The work of the imagination or fancy; false ideas; imaginary phantasms.
  2. Rhetorical decoration in writing or speaking; vivid descriptions presenting or suggesting images of sensible objects; figures in discourse.
  3. The work of one whose business it is to make figures or likenesses of objects or persons; figures or imitations of objects taken collectively; figures of speech by way of decoration in discourse; work of the memory or the imagination.
  4. Figures; work of the imagination; metaphors.
  5. The act of forming images; images collectively.
  6. Images; show; appearance; forms of the fancy; figures in discourse.
  7. Sensible representations; lively descriptions which suggest visible representations of objects to the mind.