Adjective "Iambic" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Iambic


    Definition:

    1. Prosody. pertaining to the iamb. consisting of or employing an iamb or iambs.

    2. Greek Literature. noting or pertaining to satirical poetry written in iambs. noun

    3. Prosody. an iamb. Usually, iambics. a verse or poem consisting of iambs.

    4. Greek Literature. a satirical poem in this meter.

    Examples:

    "pentameterses can be iambic."

    "youths can be iambic."

    "poets can be iambic."

    "pentameters can be iambic."

    "metres can be iambic."

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