Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: tropus, from Greek tropos 'turn, way, style', from trepein 'to turn'

trope

noun
     
Related topics: Literature, Linguistics
trope [countable]
technicalSLAL words, phrases, images etc that are used for an unusual or interesting effect:
cinematic tropes

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