“He was a leper now. No one
would go near him (Page 16).”
Yes, it is a metaphor.
No. One word does not make a metaphor. "Bob is groaning" would be the closest you could get, but that is a statement, not a metaphor.
where does a whirligig live
The whirligig danced circles in the wind
A whirligig is first described in a dictionary in 1440
Christopher Whirligig has written: 'The poetical flights of Christopher Whirligig, Esq. Cornet of Horse'
A puerto Rican called Flaco
I think that the whirligig beetle weigh 4 grams
A whirligig is a piece of folk art that spins in the wind. You might say "Check out that adorable whirligig that we found at the craft festival last fall."
The cast of Whirligig - 2009 includes: Zachary Quinto
life can be like a whirligig (: crazy and always moving in different directions
The Whirligig of Time - 1913 is rated/received certificates of: UK:U