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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: limerick(0.01572 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to limerick.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: port city in southwestern Ireland
2: a humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme
English → English (gcide)
Limerick \Lim"er*ick\ (l[i^]m"[~e]r*[i^]k), n. [Said to be from
a song with the same verse construction, current in Ireland,
the refrain of which contains the place name Limerick.]
A humorous, often nonsensical, and sometimes risq['e] poem of
five anapestic lines, of which lines 1, 2, and 5 are of three
feet, and rhyme, and lines 3 and 4 are of two feet, and
Note: It often begins with “There once was a . . .” or “There
was a . . .”; as
There was a young lady, Amanda,
Whose Ballades Lyriques were quite fin de
Si[`e]cle, I deem
But her Journal Intime
Was what sent her papa to Uganda.
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]