Definition of metrically in English:



  • See metrical

    • ‘Here she breaks what is actually a metrically regular dactylic line so that the beat is undermined and countered by the line breaks: a subtle disorienting of form and expectation.’
    • ‘I admire greatly your own translations from a wide variety of European writers: these seem to free you up metrically in certain ways, and also allow more demonstrative rhetorical gestures than you generally permit in your own writing.’
    • ‘The group then uses this metrically ambiguous unit as a hinge between the first and second main sections.’
    • ‘(Reece's ghazals are spiritually but not metrically linked to that form).’
    • ‘Here are a few metrically representative lines from one of the first popular raps.’