iambic pentameter

i·am·bic pen·tam·e·ter
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ahy-am-bik pen-tam-i-ter]
    • /aɪˈæm bɪk pɛnˈtæm ɪ tər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ahy-am-bik pen-tam-i-ter]
    • /aɪˈæm bɪk pɛnˈtæm ɪ tər/

Definitions of iambic pentameter words

  • noun iambic pentameter a verse line consisting of five metrical iambs 0
  • noun iambic pentameter A poetic meter consisting of a line with five feet in each of which the iamb is dominant. 0

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iambic pentameter popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
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Synonyms for iambic pentameter

noun iambic pentameter

  • blank verse — Blank verse is poetry that does not rhyme. In English literature it usually consists of lines with five stressed syllables.
  • iamb — a foot of two syllables, a short followed by a long in quantitative meter, or an unstressed followed by a stressed in accentual meter, as in Come live / with me / and be / my love.
  • iambus — iamb.

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