heroic verse


heroic verse

noun

Definition of HEROIC VERSE

1
:  dactylic hexameter especially of epic verse of classical times —called also heroic meter
2
:  the iambic pentameter used especially in English epic poetry during the 17th and 18th centuries —called also heroic line, heroic meter

First Known Use of HEROIC VERSE

1586

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: heroin
Previous Word in the Dictionary: heroic stanza
All Words Near: heroic verse

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up heroic verse? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More