Meaning of Hudibrastic


Pronunciation: (hy"du-bras'tik, or, often, y"-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or resembling the style of Samuel Butler's Hudibras (published 1663–78), a mock-heroic poem written in tetrameter couplets.
  2. of a playful burlesque style.
  1. a Hudibrastic couplet or stanza.
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