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ANAPEST

 Dictionary entry overview: What does anapest mean? 

ANAPEST (noun)
  The noun ANAPEST has 1 sense:

1. a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed-stressed syllables

  Familiarity information: ANAPEST used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ANAPEST (noun)


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Meaning:

A metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed-stressed syllables

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

anapaest; anapest

Hypernyms ("anapest" is a kind of...):

foot; metrical foot; metrical unit ((prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm)


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