anapaestic anapaestic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of a metric foot) characterized by two short syllables followed by a long one

Usage(s):

  • Its slow movement is a full-blown melody, its scherzo trips along in anapaestic rhythm, its finale builds a sonorous castle of tone.
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