Complete Definition of "iambic"

English

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-æmbɪk|-æmbɪk

Adjective
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en-adj

  1. context|Prosody Consisting of iambs or characterized by their predominance

#*1908, Frank Gilbert Bruner, The Hearing of Primitive Peoples, page 17
#*: [J]ust before the rhythm becomes iambic, there will be a point reached at which the rhythm can hardly be said to be more iambic than it is trochaic.

Derived terms
iambic pentameter

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L4+ not in L3 POS section (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Derived terms)
French: iambique
Swedish: jambisk

Category:Greek derivations

io:iambic
pl:iambic
ru:iambic
vi:iambic
zh:iambic

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