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Hu•di•bras•tic



Pronunciation: (hyOO"du-bras'tik, or, often, yOO"-), [key]
adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling the style of Samuel Butler's Hudibras (published 1663–78), a mock-heroic poem written in tetrameter couplets.
2. of a playful burlesque style.

n.
a Hudibrastic couplet or stanza.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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