adjective thet·ic \ˈthe-tik, ˈthē-\

Definition of thetic

  1. :  constituting or beginning with a poetic thesis <a thetic syllable>


play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of thetic

Greek thetikos of a proposition, from tithenai to lay down — more at do

First Known Use: 1815

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