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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A funny poem of five lines with a specific rhyme and rhythm.

Usage examples (41)
  • While spelling words by the score/She desired to do not one more/Then a limerick arose/From the tip of her toes/To renew her delight evermore.
  • Annie – your limerick is a cracking piece .. will be by tomorrow to leave comments.
  • You have a second career in limerick-writing, I think.
  • Cause you can't be "self-righteous" in limerick fo ... for more
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