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limerick
American English: /ˈlɪm(ə)rɪk/
British English: /ˈlɪm(ə)rɪk/

Translation of limerick in Spanish:

noun

  • (poema humorístico de cinco versos)
    Example sentences
    • Verbal abuse and insulting ditties, ballads, limericks, and other doggerel had long been directed at the monarch, his ministers, close family, and mistresses as well as at the elites of the kingdom by their social inferiors.
    • I curled up with Nash's couplets, quatrains, limericks and occasional jeremiads.
    • Please compose a poem, limerick or any other rhyming prose of your choice. It must be at least 3 verses long and start with the words.

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Cultural Note: limerick

Un poema corto, de cinco líneas, generalmente de contenido humorístico. Sus dos primeras líneas riman con la última y la tercera con la cuarta. Son muy populares en Gran Bretaña y suelen ser bastante groseros. El siguiente es un ejemplo de limerick: There was an old man of Peru Who dreamt he was eating his shoe. He awoke in the night With a terrible fright And found it was perfectly true!

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