dithyrambic

[ dith-uh-ram-bik ]
/ ˌdɪθ əˈræm bɪk /

adjective

of, relating to, or of the nature of a dithyramb, or an impassioned oration.
wildly irregular in form.
wildly enthusiastic.

Origin of dithyrambic

1595–1605; < Latin dithyrambicus < Greek dithyrambikós. See dithyramb, -ic

Related forms

dith·y·ram·bi·cal·ly, adverbun·dith·y·ram·bic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dithyrambic

dithyrambic

/ (ˌdɪθɪˈræmbɪk) /

adjective

prosody of or relating to a dithyramb
passionately eloquent

Derived Forms

dithyrambically, adverb
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