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The following are the current most viewed articles on Wikipedia within Wikipedia's Figures of speech category. Think of it as a What's Hot list for Figures of speech. More info »

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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Metaphor 10,803 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 Euphemism 5,944 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Double entendre 5,331 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 Simile 5,181 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 Eponym 4,881 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Figure of speech 4,529 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Sarcasm 4,343 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Paraprosdokian 3,716 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 L'esprit de l'escalier 3,186 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Synecdoche 2,821 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Personification 2,568 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Monologue 1,797 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Spoonerism 1,779 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Six feet under 1,758 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 Antithesis 1,668 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Anaphora 1,317 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Pathetic fallacy 1,180 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Trope 1,040 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 Love-hate relationship 853 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Chiasmus 734 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Pollyanna principle 674 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Elision 657 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Catfight 655 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Tip of the tongue 612 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Guilty pleasure 605 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 See a man about a dog 589 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 God complex 507 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Zeugma 486 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Trope (linguistics) 483 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Pleonasm 454 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Aporia 450 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Dysphemism 436 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 Asyndeton 434 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Crank (person) 411 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 Pissing contest 364 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Polysyndeton 355 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 Circumlocution 343 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Lone wolf (trait) 341 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Flying pig 330 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 Bit (money) 319 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Corpsing 310 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 Epenthesis 295 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Herd mentality 259 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Epistrophe 221 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Crossroads (culture) 216 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 Catachresis 194 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 Star Wars Day 188 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Tmesis 182 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Climax (figure of speech) 182 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 Apocope 174 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 Anadiplosis 172 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Syncope (phonetics) 168 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 Synaeresis 155 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 Pars pro toto 154 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Wallflower (people) 143 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Prolepsis 138 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Epanalepsis 137 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 Code word (figure of speech) 133 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Polite fiction 127 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 Just-so story 125 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Cataphora 123 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 Bromide (language) 121 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Mess of pottage 111 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Antanaclasis 104 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Polyptoton 104 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 Wellerism 100 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 Apheresis (linguistics) 99 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Flummery 94 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Tricolon 91 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Social trap 84 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Hypallage 83 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 Dodo bird verdict 82 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 Merism 81 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 Antiphrasis 80 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 Metalepsis 79 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Hysteron proteron 73 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 Totum pro parte 65 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Rest of the world 64 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
79 Scheme (linguistics) 59 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
80 Prosopopoeia 58 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
81 Adynaton 55 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
82 Prosthesis (linguistics) 49 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
83 Classification (literature) 49 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
84 Synesis 45 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
85 Roger Dodger (phrase) 42 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
86 Synalepha 42 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
87 Metaplasm 42 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
88 Aphorismus 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
89 Diacope 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
90 Difrasismo 36 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
91 Mokita 34 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
92 Rhetorical operations 30 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
93 Procatalepsis 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
94 Robust decision 26 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
95 Paradiastole 25 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
96 Epanorthosis 24 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
97 Antanagoge 23 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
98 Breaking point (psychology) 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
99 Weak mindedness 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
100 Ploce (figure of speech) 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
101 Occupatio 18 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
102 Shadow of the Leader 14 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
103 Sandancer 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
104 Correption 13 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
105 Prophetic perfect tense 11 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
106 Brachyology 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
107 Accismus 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
108 Parachesis 10 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
109 Paromoiosis 8 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
110 Negative equality nostalgia 7 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
111 Palilogy 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
112 Liming (Caribbean) 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
113 Reverse ferret 6 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
114 TOTimal less than 5 views
115 Parasyntheton less than 5 views
116 Praegnans constructio less than 5 views
117 Phrop less than 5 views

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Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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This category shall contain kinds of figure of speech, such as "metaphor" or "synecdoche".

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