adjective \ˈthe-tik, ˈthē-\

Definition of THETIC

:  constituting or beginning with a poetic thesis <a thetic syllable>
thet·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of THETIC

Greek thetikos of a proposition, from tithenai to lay down — more at do
First Known Use: 1815


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