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See also: iàmbic
- Rhymes: -æmbɪk
- (prosody) Consisting of iambs or characterized by their predominance
1908, Frank Gilbert Bruner, The Hearing of Primitive Peoples, page 17:
- [J]ust before the rhythm becomes iambic, there will be a point reached at which the rhythm can hardly be said to be more iambic than it is trochaic.
consisting of iambs or characterized by their predominance
iambic (plural iambics)
- (prosody) An iamb; A line or group of lines of iambs.