Hudibrastic

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Hu·di·bras·tic

 (hyo͞o′də-brăs′tĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to a style of satirical or mock-heroic verse composed in rhymed iambic tetrameter couplets.

[After Hudibras, a satiric epic by Samuel Butler.]

hudibrastic

(ˌhjuːdɪˈbræstɪk)
adj
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) mock-heroic in style
[C18: after Hudibras, poem (1663–68) by Samuel Butler]

Hu•di•bras•tic

(ˌhyu dəˈbræs tɪk or, often, ˌyu-)

adj.
of, like, or in the mock-heroic style of Samuel Butler's poem Hudibras (published 1663-78), written in a doggerel of octosyllabic couplets.
[1705–15; Hudibras + -tic]
Hu`di•bras′ti•cal•ly, adv.