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iambic - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'iambic' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . 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.
- Pertaining to, or composed of, iambics; as, an iambic verse; iambic meter. See Lambus.
2 . Iambic [ n.]
- 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.

Meaning of 'iambic' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . iambic [ a]
Meaning (1):
- of or consisting of iambs
Example in sentence:
  • iambic pentameter