iambic iambic

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a verse line consisting of iambs
  2. (adj) of or consisting of iambs

Usage(s):

  1. Today the notion of people opening their mouths to sing their hearts out is as anachronistic as speaking in iambic pentameter.
  2. You want it to be iambic pentameter with internal rhymes.
  3. He said it with such iambic verve and confidence it could have been the subtitle of a best-seller on Iraqi history in a parallel dimension.

News

  • Ethan Hawke to Play Macbeth on Broadway This Fall

    If you saw Before Midnight and thought, I like watching Ethan Hawke talk a lot, but I really wish it were in iambic pentameter, then, boy, do we have news for you! It was announced today that Hawke will be playing Macbeth on Broadway. His take on the Scottish play ... More »
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Vulture

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