Definition of tetrameter in English:
A verse of four measures.
- In this way of talking, the ballad stanza alternates tetrameters (four-foot lines) with trimeters (three-foot lines).
- Here is a sudden intensification, even a transposition of senses from the visual to the aural, in the word ‘silent,’ as the poem rounds off in an exact-rhyme couplet, iambic tetrameter stretching into iambic pentameter.
- It is written in rhymed tetrameters, the most artless of English metres and quite unlike the majestic blank verse of Prospero the magician.
Words that rhyme with tetrameterdiameter, heptameter, hexameter, parameter, pentameter
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