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iambic

Saltos de línea: iam¦bic
Pronunciación: /ʌɪˈambɪk
 
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Definición de iambic en inglés:

adjetivo

Prosody
Of or using iambuses: the epilogue is written in the finest iambic verse
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This probably refers to the anapaestic and iambic chants which accompanied armed dances and processions at certain Spartan festivals.
  • The central theme of iambic poetry was traditionally invective, that is personal attack, mockery, and satire.
  • In poetic terms I used to step out a good iambic metre, lively and heroic.

sustantivo

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1Iambic verse as a genre.
Example sentences
  • Common metrical patterns in both poetry and music are iambic, trochaic, dactylic, amphibrachic, anapaestic, spondaic, and tribrachic.
  • These days my feet tend more to the caution of the spondaic than the remorseless, heroic march of the iambic.
  • You can mix it all up, iambic, hexameter, off-rhymes, scats, raps and syncopated accents.
1.1 (iambics) Iambic verse.
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.

Origen

mid 16th century: from French iambique, via late Latin from Greek iambikos, from iambos (see iambus).

Words that rhyme with iambic

choriambic, dithyrambic

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Palabra del día terpsichorean
Pronunciación: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing