noun Eu·po·li·de·an \¦yüˌpälə¦dēən, ¦yüpəl-; ¦yüpə¦lidē-\

Definition of Eupolidean



  1. :  the characteristic meter used by Eupolis composed of two polyschematist choriambic dimeters the second of which is catalectic (such as oooo–˘˘– oooo–˘–)

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Origin and Etymology of eupolidean

Greek eupolideion Eupolidean (from neuter of eupolideios in the style of Eupolis, from Eupolid-, Eupolis Eupolis, 5th century b.c. Greek writer of comedies) + English -an

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to criticize severely

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