[ahy-am-bik] /aɪˈæm bɪk/
Greek Literature. noting or pertaining to satirical poetry written in iambs.
Greek Literature. a satirical poem in this meter.
of, relating to, consisting of, or using an iamb or iambs
(in Greek literature) denoting a type of satirical verse written in iambs
a metrical foot, line, or stanza of verse consisting of iambs
a type of ancient Greek satirical verse written in iambs
1570s (n.); 1580s (adj.), from Latin iambicus, from Greek iambikos, from iambos “metrical foot of one unaccented followed by one accented syllable,” from iaptein “to assail” (in words), literally “to put forth.” The meter of invective and lampoon in classical Greek from the time it was used for such by Archilochos, 7c. B.C.E.
[ahy-am-buh s] /aɪˈæm bəs/ noun, plural iambi [ahy-am-bahy] /aɪˈæm baɪ/ (Show IPA), iambuses. 1. .
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