- Of or using iambs: iambic pentametersMore example sentences
- It was translated into English iambic pentameter with rhymed couplets.
- The most striking feature of Yes is undoubtedly the language that varies from rhyming couplets to iambic pentameter.
- Growing in confidence, we then moved on to iambic pentameters and Clerihews.
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- 1Iambic verse as a genre.More example sentences
- A drunk, a brawler, a pathetic lover, Hipponax invented the ‘limping iambic, also known as the scazon.’
- It can't just be a line of iambic, or a nineteen-line villanelle.
- While still at school he translated Euripides Medea from Greek into Latin iambics.
- 1.1 (iambics) Iambic verse.More example sentences
- She will slip from dactyls to iambics, pentameter to trimeter, quatrains to sestets.
- ‘The Beautiful Changes’ consists of three six-line stanzas in loose iambics with an anapestic lilt.
- There is often a meandering discursivity in the rhythm and content of Prynne's fractured iambics.
mid 16th century: from French iambique, via late Latin from Greek iambikos, from iambos (see iambus).
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