logaoedic

adjective
log·​a·​oe·​dic | \ ˌlä-gə-ˈē-dik How to pronounce logaoedic (audio) \

Definition of logaoedic

: marked by the mixture of several meters specifically : having a rhythm that uses both dactyls and trochees or anapests and iambs

Other Words from logaoedic

logaoedic noun

First Known Use of logaoedic

1844, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for logaoedic

Late Latin logaoedicus, from Late Greek logaoidikos, from Greek log- + aeidein to sing; from the resemblance of such rhythm to prose — more at ode

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about logaoedic

Statistics for logaoedic

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for logaoedic

The first known use of logaoedic was in 1844

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on logaoedic

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with logaoedic

Comments on logaoedic

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

WORD OF THE DAY

tired or exhausted

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!