A foot comprising a quick syllable followed closely by a long one, such as ămāns, or of an unaccented syllable followed closely by an accented one, as invent; an iambic. Start to see the Couplet under iambic, n.
In prosody, a foot of two syllables, the first quick or unaccented in addition to second lengthy or accented.
a metrical unit with unstressed-stressed syllables
A figure of speech in which the expression is an evident exaggeration of the meaning intended to be conveyed or by which things are represented as much greater or less better or worse than they really are a statement exaggerated fancifully through excitement or for effect...