strophic

[ strof-ik, stroh-fik ]
/ ˈstrɒf ɪk, ˈstroʊ fɪk /
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adjective

Also stroph·i·cal. consisting of, pertaining to, or characterized by a strophe or strophes.
Music. (of a song) having the same music for each successive stanza.

Nearby words

  1. strook,
  2. strop,
  3. strophanthin,
  4. strophanthus,
  5. strophe,
  6. strophoid,
  7. strophulus,
  8. stropper,
  9. stroppy,
  10. strother


Origin of strophic

First recorded in 1840–50; stroph(e) + -ic

Related formsstroph·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·stroph·ic, adjective

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Examples from the Web for non-strophic

  • A number of other anisometrical combinations of verses will be mentioned in Book II, in the chapter on the non-strophic odes.



British Dictionary definitions for non-strophic

strophic

less commonly strophical

/ (ˈstrɒfɪk, ˈstrəʊ-) /

adjective

of, relating to, or employing a strophe or strophes
(of a song) having identical or related music in each verseCompare through-composed
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Word Origin and History for non-strophic

strophic

adj.

1848, from strophe + -ic.

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