anapaestic

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

anapaestic (not comparable)

  1. Alternative spelling of anapestic
    • (Can we date this quote?) Augustus de Morgan, A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)[1]:
      The public has referred the question to Time: the procedure of this great king I venture to describe, from precedents, by an adaptation of some smart anapaestic tetrameters--your anapaest is the foot for satire to halt on, both in Greek and English--which I read about twenty years ago, and with the point of which I was much tickled.

Noun[edit]

anapaestic (plural anapaestics)

  1. Alternative spelling of anapestic