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Definition of iambs

What is the definition of "iambs"?
  • iambsnoun
  • 1. Plural form of iamb.

Use "iambs" in a sentence
  • "This year's intention was to be so strict at blank verse blogging that my comments, too, would be in iambs five."

    "Well, not by simply repeating the present perfect, but by simply repeating the present perfect as the last three iambs in a line begun with the word ‘generations,’ the accent of which word falls on the penultimate syllable and thereby renders the meter of the first two feet completely ambiguous."

    "And the initial anapestic foot of the second line seems to slide down after the discovery in the first line that not trochees but iambs are afoot."

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