adjective Sometimes anacreontic .
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Origin of Anacreontic
OTHER WORDS FROM AnacreonticA·nac·re·on·ti·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby Anacreontic
Example sentences from the Web for Anacreontic
The "Anacreontic to a Plumassier" is a very delicate piece of verse, fluffy and feathery.Thomas Moore|Stephen Gwynn
"The Anacreontic hymns of John Damascenus form a marked contrast to—" when the sentence was interrupted by a knock at the door.Cord and Creese|James de Mille
In the succeeding example the sentiment is still more Anacreontic.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
He said this to himself as an officer was trolling forth an anacreontic song.Commodore Junk|George Manville Fenn
Toast, sentiment, and anacreontic song, succeeded each other at speedy intervals; but there was no speechifying—no politics.Rookwood|William Harrison Ainsworth