Hypermeter vs Hypermetric - What's the difference?

hypermeter | hypermetric | Related terms |

Hypermeter is a related term of hypermetric.


As a noun hypermeter

is a hypercatalectic line, ie with two syllabes beyond the metrum.

As an adjective hypermetric is

having a redundant syllable.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

hypermeter

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A hypercatalectic line, i.e. with two syllabes beyond the metrum.
  • A period with a redundant syllable.
  • Derived terms

    * hypermetric * hypermetrical

    hypermetric

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having a redundant syllable.
  • Synonyms

    * hypermetrical