1. Somebody who embodies something: an embodiment or perfect example of something.

2. A representation of an abstract quality or notion as a human being, especially in art or literature.

3. The attribution of human qualities to objects or abstract notions.

The definition pretty much covers personification.
by Jafje September 11, 2007
Top Definition
Giving an inanimate object or thing human characteristics
Ex: time leaps forward

Incorrect usage: time flies forward(this is a use of a less hear of literary term, avification.)
by MikeR April 14, 2004
really can't imagine why you're looking this up on the urban dictionary, but it's a literary term that makes an inatimate object seem alive.
the lake rolled around uneasily in it's bed, waiting to awake and attack the citizens.
by pocahontas October 27, 2003
Bang, Wallop, Crash, Boom, Twonk
The Personification of the car is Boom.
by Tivsta June 22, 2006
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