dactylic : Definition, Usages, News and More
- a of or consisting of dactyls
- There's a movie in there, but it's buried beneath 24 books of dactylic hexameter and some unfathomably dull speechifying by the gods.
- To make things more sporting, somewhere along the way is a double-dactylic line of one word.
- In Pope, for instance, dactylic hexameters were given their royally cadenced English equivalent to which Homeric heroes stepped rather like late-Renaissance princes.