Associations to the word «Iamb»

Wiktionary

IAMB, noun. A metrical foot in verse consisting of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable.

Dictionary definition

IAMB, noun. A metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables.

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain