How Do You Spell ALLUSION?

Correct spelling for the English word "allusion" is [ɐlˈuːʒən], [ɐlˈuːʒən], [ɐ_l_ˈuː_ʒ_ə_n]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Plural form of ALLUSION is ALLUSIONS

Definition of ALLUSION

  1. A reference to something supposed to be known, but not explicitly mentioned; a covert indication; indirect reference; a hint.

Common Misspellings for ALLUSION

Below is the list of 284 misspellings for the word "allusion".

Usage Examples for ALLUSION

  1. It was an allusion to her possible guilt. - "The Living Link" by James De Mille
  2. The only voluntary allusion she made to it was when Maggie bade her good- by with the promise of a return after the matter had been decided; then she drew her down to her and whispered, " I hope you will have it, Maggie, I hope you will." - "Bessie Bradford's Prize" by Joanna H. Mathews
  3. " With the exception of Gretchen, not one of the pupils fully understood the picturesque allusion. - "The Log School-House on the Columbia" by Hezekiah Butterworth
  4. You will never hear an allusion to it from Jacks. - "The Crown of Life" by George Gissing
  5. They were all paroled with the exception of four, to whom allusion has been made. - "The Courier of the Ozarks" by Byron A. Dunn