Definition of Iambic. Meaning of Iambic. Synonyms of Iambic
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Definition of Iambic
IambicIambic I*am"bic, a. [L. iambicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. iambique.]
1. (Pros.) Consisting of a short syllable followed by a long
one, or of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented;
as, an iambic foot.
2. Pertaining to, or composed of, iambics; as, an iambic
verse; iambic meter. See Lambus.
Iambic I*am"bic, n.
(a) An iambic foot; an iambus.
(b) A verse composed of iambic feet.
Note: The following couplet consists of iambic verses.
Thy gen- | ius calls | thee not | to pur- | chase
fame In keen | iam- | bics, but | mild an- |
2. A satirical poem (such poems having been anciently written
in iambic verse); a satire; a lampoon.
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