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Identical to " Figuratively Speaking"
Simply it means, when you say something which is not really true or realistic but you use it for expressing the intense of the circumstance. Obviously it is not similar to " Literally" or " Literally speaking". Literally means that is exactly true but metaphorically is when it's not true is just use to express the intense. Check the example to figure it out properly.
"He almost got me heart attack?" He said

" Really?" Rez asked

"Metaphorically speaking of course"
by 8Rez January 22, 2016
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Taken in the contest of the song Baby's Got Back by Sir-Mix-Alot he is referring to Florence Griffith Joyner a track athlete in the 1988 Olympics who defiantly fits all the other descriptions of what he likes in women mentioned in that song. Not some soda why on earth would you want to keep your women like a soda anyway?
You can have them bimbos,
I'll keep my women like Flo Jo
by Pdough May 15, 2006
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Something that is used in Reference to something that isn't real but more something of an idea.

Used in a metaphor,
something my best friend Erin doesn't get <33333
Ashley: "He wants my candy, metaphorically speaking of course"
Erin: "Whats that?!, Meta-... candy?! what the fuck?!"
by ashweehavwakk October 27, 2009
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a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance or to give more emphasis.
1) Where have you been? I searched the whole world to find you! (Metaphorically Speaking)

2)Look, Outside is raining cats and dogs! (Metaphorically Speaking)
by SteliosD October 31, 2019
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