hypermeter

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hy·per·met·ric

 (hī′pər-mĕt′rĭk)
adj.
1. Having one or more syllables in addition to those found in a standard metrical unit or line of verse.
2. Being one of these additional syllables.

hy·per′me·ter (hī-pûr′mĭ-tər) n.
hy′per·met′ri·cal adj.

hypermeter

(haɪˈpɜːmɪtə)
n
(Poetry) prosody a verse line containing one or more additional syllables
hypermetric, ˌhyperˈmetrical adj

hy•per•me•ter

(haɪˈpɜr mɪ tər)

n.
a line of verse containing one or more additional syllables after those proper to the meter.
[1650–60]
hy•per•met•ric (ˌhaɪ pərˈmɛ trɪk) hy`per•met′ri•cal, adj.
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