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Definition of Iambic

Iambic a. means: Consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one, or of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented; as, an iambic foot.

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Iambic a. means: Consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one, or of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented; as, an iambic foot.

Meaning of Iambic

Iambic (a.) means: Consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one, or of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented; as, an iambic foot.

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More meanings / definitions of Iambic or words, sentences containing Iambic?

Iambic (a.): Pertaining to, or composed of, iambics; as, an iambic verse; iambic meter. See Lambus.

Iambic (n.): A satirical poem (such poems having been anciently written in iambic verse); a satire; a lampoon.

Alcaic (n.): A kind of verse, so called from Alcaeus. One variety consists of five feet, a spondee or iambic, an iambic, a long syllable, and two dactyls.

Iambic (n.): A verse composed of iambic feet.

Iambus (n.): A foot consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one, as in /mans, or of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented one, as invent; an iambic. See the Couplet under Iambic, n.

Iambic (n.): An iambic foot; an iambus.

Iambic (a.): Consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one, or of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented; as, an iambic foot.

Iambical (a.): Iambic.

Iamb (n.): An iambus or iambic.

Gallyambic (a.): Consisting of two iambic dimeters catalectic, the last of which lacks the final syllable; -- said of a kind of verse.

Syzygy (n.): The coupling together of different feet; as, in Greek verse, an iambic syzygy.

Measure (a.): The manner of ordering and combining the quantities, or long and short syllables; meter; rhythm; hence, a foot; as, a poem in iambic measure.

Iambically (adv.): In a iambic manner; after the manner of iambics.

Tetrameter (n.): A verse or line consisting of four measures, that is, in iambic, trochaic, and anapestic verse, of eight feet; in other kinds of verse, of four feet.

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