- Consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one, or
of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented; as, an iambic foot. - Pertaining to, or composed of, iambics; as, an iambic
verse; iambic meter. See Lambus.
2 . Iambic
- An iambic foot; an iambus. - A verse composed of iambic feet. - A satirical poem (such poems having been anciently written
in iambic verse); a satire; a lampoon.