Definition of Hypermeters

1. Noun. (plural of hypermeter) ¹



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Definition of Hypermeters

1. hypermeter [n] - See also: hypermeter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypermeters

hypermature cataract
hypermeasure
hypermeasures
hypermedia
hypermedia system
hypermedias
hypermediated
hypermenorrhea
hypermenorrhoea
hypermetabolic
hypermetabolism
hypermetamorphic
hypermetamorphism
hypermetamorphosis
hypermeter
hypermeters (current term)
hypermethioninaemia
hypermethioninaemias
hypermethioninemia
hypermethioninemias
hypermethylated
hypermethylation
hypermetria
hypermetric
hypermetrical
hypermetrope
hypermetropia
hypermetropias
hypermetropic
hypermetropy

Literary usage of Hypermeters

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1. The Verse of Greek Comedy by John Williams White (1912)
"There are eleven of these hypermeters, and the principle is applied in all but one of them with surprising consistency. Thus PI. 598-618 is composed of 36 ..."

2. A Common-school Grammar of the English Language by Simon Kerl (1870)
"Anapestic hypermeters. la+. Strains entrancing. 2a+. He is gone on the mountain. 3a+. On the knolls the red clover is growing. 4a+. ..."

3. Aristophanes Clouds by Aristophanes (1915)
"... hypermeters (or "systems") — which latter are, in fact, not verses, but long passages of continuous rhythm written for convenience in lines of a dimeter ..."

4. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1803)
"Alessandro dc' Pazzi, who flourished about the middle of the sixteenth century, composed whole tragedies and comedies with the first of these hypermeters, ..."

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