- Consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one, or
of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented; as, an iambic foot.
- Pertaining to, or composed of, iambics; as, an iambic
verse; iambic meter. See Lambus. - An iambic foot; an iambus.
- A verse composed of iambic feet.
- A satirical poem (such poems having been anciently written
in iambic verse); a satire; a lampoon.