Definition of "dactyls" []

  • Plural form of dactyl. (noun)

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Use "dactyls" in a sentence
  • "Triplets are called dactyls or anapests in the official lingo, depending on whether they start with an upbeat or not."
  • "Suppose we him, however, possessed of industry and genius; his genius is fettered in dactyls and spondees, and his eloquence exercised in languages which none but the learned can understand, and which, when produced by a modern, the learned themselves care not to examine."
  • ""Triplets are called dactyls or anapests in the official lingo, depending on whether they start with an upbeat or not," Chowder says, while discussing Tennyson."
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