Definition of iambic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

iambic

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//aɪˈæmbɪk//
 
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(of rhythm in poetry) in which one weak or short syllable is followed by one strong or long syllable a poem written in iambic pentameters (= in lines of ten syllables, five short and five long)
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