noun, plural en·jamb·ments [en-jam-muhnts, -jamb-]. /ɛnˈdʒæm mənts, -ˈdʒæmb-/. Prosody.
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Origin of enjambment
OTHER WORDS FROM enjambmenten·jambed, adjective
Words nearby enjambment
Example sentences from the Web for enjambment
Now Bartels points out that in Layamons verse there is no enjambment and no beginning of a clause in the middle of a half-line.
Enjambment, en-jamb′ment, n. in verse, the continuation of a sentence beyond the end of the line.
The piece is vigorous, if not quite Clevelandish in the presence of some enjambment, and the absence of extravagant conceit.Minor Poets of the Caroline Period, Vol III|John Cleveland