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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A verse line having four metrical feet.

Usage examples (34)
  • The poem is written mostly in tetrameter, which is common enough.
  • I will wager your tetrameter is the semisextarius.
  • He was working in something we would call anapestic tetrameter, which is also the rhythm of “Twas the night before Christmas.”
  • This work was written in tetrameter. for more
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