Hudibrastic

adjective
Hu·​di·​bras·​tic | \ ˌhyü-də-ˈbra-stik How to pronounce Hudibrastic (audio) \

Definition of Hudibrastic

1 : written in humorous octosyllabic couplets

Other Words from Hudibrastic

Hudibrastic noun

First Known Use of Hudibrastic

1712, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Hudibrastic

irregular from Hudibras, satirical poem by Samuel Butler †1680

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“Hudibrastic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hudibrastic. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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