Adjective "octosyllabic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌɒktə(ʊ)sɪˈlabɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Having or written in lines that have eight syllables.
  1. 'His most powerful satirical weapon is his style, the deliberately cumbersome octosyllabic metre and comic rhymes.'
  2. 'He spoke in the octosyllabic verse of the Confessio.'

Definitions

1. consisting of or pertaining to eight syllables. noun

2. an octosyllable.

More examples(as adjective)

"couplets can be octosyllabic."