ANAPEST MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Anapest Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A metrical foot consisting of three syllables, the first two short, or unaccented, the last long, or accented (/ / -); the reverse of the dactyl. In Latin d/-/-tas, and in English in-ter-vene#, are examples of anapests.
  2. (n.) A verse composed of such feet.


Synonyms:
Anapaest,

• Anapestic Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Anapestic measure or verse.
  2. (a.) Pertaining to an anapest; consisting of an anapests; as, an anapestic meter, foot, verse.


Synonyms:
Anapaestic,

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