Pronunciation: (ī-am'bik), [key]
a. pertaining to the iamb.
b. consisting of or employing an iamb or iambs.
2. Gk. Lit.noting or pertaining to satirical poetry written in iambs.
a. an iamb.
b. Usually, iambics. a verse or poem consisting of iambs.
2. Gk. Lit.a satirical poem in this meter.
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