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Definitions of iambic:

part of speech: noun

A metrical foot having a short syllable followed by a long one; a satirical poem in verse composed of such metrical feet.

part of speech: noun

A poetic foot of two syllables, the first short, the second long or accented.

part of speech: adjective

Having a verse form in which each foot consists of a short ( unaccented) syllable followed by a long ( accented) syllable.

part of speech: adjective

Consisting of iambics.

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