Pronunciation of Iambic
/ˈi͡əmbɪk/, /ˈiəmbɪk/, /ˈiə_m_b_ɪ_k/
Antonyms for iambic:
Synonyms for iambic:
canto, couplet, dactyl, heroic couplet, hexameter, iamb, pentameter, quatrain, stanza, trochee.
Usage examples for iambic:
- Why is " The Last Ride Together" iambic? - "Browning and the Dramatic Monologue", S. S. Curry.
- He adds that he is now fairly master of the iambic form and that the verse cannot fail to impart splendor and dignity. - "The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller", Calvin Thomas.
- Horace does not mention the sixth place: I have introduced it for the benefit of persons who, as actually happened to me when very young, may attempt to write Iambic trimeters with no guide but this passage, and may be in consequence in danger of making them scazons, as I actually did. - "The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry", Horace a.k.a. Quintus Horatius Flaccus Translated by John Conington, M. A..
- Furthermore, in a passage like the following, which everyone recognizes as exquisitely musical, it is not obvious whether the rhythm is iambic or anapestic or trochaic. - "The Principles of English Versification", Paull Franklin Baum.