Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to long meter: short meter
A quatrain in iambic tetrameter, rhyming in the second and fourth lines and often in the first and third. Also called long measure.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.