Associations to the word «Iambic»

Wiktionary

IAMBIC, adjective. (prosody) Consisting of iambs or characterized by their predominance
IAMBIC, noun. (prosody) An iamb; A line or group of lines of iambs.
IAMBIC PENTAMETER, noun. A poetic meter consisting of a line with five feet in each of which the iamb is dominant.
IAMBIC TETRAMETER, noun. A poetic meter consisting of a line with four feet in each of which the iamb is dominant.

Dictionary definition

IAMBIC, noun. A verse line consisting of iambs.
IAMBIC, adjective. Of or consisting of iambs; "iambic pentameter".

Wise words

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