HyperDic: iamb

English > 1 sense of the word iamb:
NOUNcommunicationiamb, iambusa metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables
English > iamb: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables.
Synonymiambus
Broadermetrical foot, foot, metrical unit(prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm
Spanishiambus, yambo
Catalaniambe, iambus
Adjectivesiambicof or consisting of iambs

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