METER

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METER A LITERARY DEVICE

A rhythm of accented and unaccented syllables which are organized into patterns, called feet. In English poetry, the most common meter are these: Lambic: a foot consisting of an unaccented and accented syllable.

Examples & Synonyms of a Meter

Example 1. That time of year thou mayst in me behold.


Example 2. Come live with me and be my love.


Synonyms:


Rhythm= structure

Foot= lilt

Swing= measure

Derivatives

meters in noun= meter


meter in verb= metered, metering


meter in adjective= unmeter, unmetered