- cadenced; rhythmical.
Origin of rhythmic
Examples from the Web for rhythmic
Swift is a rhythmic and melodic kleptomaniac, and I mean that as the highest of compliments.Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’: Country’s Prodigal Daughter Creates the Best Pop Album of the Year
October 25, 2014
The soft cry from her quivering lips meets the rhythmic beat of our rattles: the battle cry of her living nightmare.Hallucinating Away a Heroin Addiction
May 4, 2014
“We were about exploration, adventure—harmonic and rhythmic and melodic and more,” Weir says.Bob Weir on Drugged-Out Deadheads and Living in Jerry Garcia’s Shadow
April 25, 2014
There were as many muffled and twangy notes as solidly struck strings, casual and rhythmic and one with the voice.
Fosse uses poetic dialogue, with rhythmic repetitions and silences, to dramatize life and loneliness.Nobel Literature Prize Favorites for Dummies, According to the Bookies
October 9, 2013
In spite of herself her senses swam in the rhythmic monotony.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
Lucy Ann could almost hear the gliding of his rhythmic feet.Tiverton Tales
The rhythmic tapping of glasses on a table could be distinctly heard.Abbe Mouret's Transgression
There was no answer, only the rhythmic hum of the levitators.The Martian Cabal
Roman Frederick Starzl
Suddenly, he raised his arm in a rhythmic gesture of appeal.The Spoilers of the Valley
- of, relating to, or characterized by rhythm, as in movement or sound; metrical, periodic, or regularly recurring
Word Origin and History for rhythmic
1560s, from French rhythmique or directly from Latin rhythmicus, from Greek rhythmikos, from rhythmos (see rhythm). Related: Rhythmical; rhythmically.