Origin of iambus
Words nearby iambus
How to use iambus in a sentence
The metre is dochmiac, each dochmius consisting of an iambus followed by a cretic, .The Modes of Ancient Greek Music|David Binning Monro
An Iambus is a two-syllable foot accented on the last syllable.
This may occur when the accent is upon the last syllable of the foot; that is, when the foot is an iambus or an anapest.
Antispast, an′ti-spast, n. in metre, a foot composed of an iambus and a trochee.
The foot consisting of an unaccented followed by an accented syllable is called an iambus.Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism|F. V. N. Painter