Definition of hexameter in English:
A line of verse consisting of six metrical feet.
- Most celebrated were the Epodes, songs in simple strophes usually made up of a hexameter or iambic trimeter plus one or two shorter cola.
- For Schlegel, the feet of the hexameter must be of equal length, containing either one long and two short syllables or two long ones.
- Metrically, the ‘Hymn’ justifies Coleridge's claims for the English hexameter.
Words that rhyme with hexameterdiameter, heptameter, parameter, pentameter, tetrameter
Definition of hexameter in:
- US English dictionary
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