Having more than one syllables besides those found in a regular metrical unit or line of verse.
Being one of these simple extra syllables.
Having a redundant syllable.
In prosody: surpassing the right measure; having a syllable at the conclusion in excess of the meter represented; especially, dolichuric: because, a hypermetric verse or line, in excess of normal size; more than dicolic or tricolic: as, a hypermetric duration. See hypermeter, hypermetron.