nonmetrical

adjective
non·​met·​ri·​cal | \ ˌnän-ˈme-tri-kəl How to pronounce nonmetrical (audio) \

Definition of nonmetrical

: not metrical nonmetrical verse

First Known Use of nonmetrical

1867, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonmetrical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonmetrical. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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