Origin of Anacreontic
Related formsA·nac·re·on·ti·cal·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for anacreontic
The "Anacreontic to a Plumassier" is a very delicate piece of verse, fluffy and feathery.Thomas Moore|Stephen Gwynn
His Anacreontic and Horatian odes are far happier; among these some of his most delightful work is found.A History of French Literature|Edward Dowden
He said this to himself as an officer was trolling forth an anacreontic song.Commodore Junk|George Manville Fenn
He wrote Anacreontic poems, full of wine and love, and appears to us like a reveller masking in a surplice.
The peculiar verse of Skelton, styled skeltonical, is a sort of English anacreontic.