A figure of speech involving the comparison of one cute thing with another cute thing of a different kind, used to make a description even more cute, emphatic, or vivid. Comparable to a simile in that the comparison typically involves the words "like" or "as", however it also should include the word "little" as an adjective to emphasize cuteness.
She uses toraphors whenever she sees cute animals. Yesterday she said "that adorable dog bounces around like a little kangaroo."
by goldendraper March 01, 2014