Hudibrastic definition

hyo͝odə-brăstĭk
Of or relating to a style of satirical or mock-heroic verse composed in rhymed iambic tetrameter couplets.
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Like, or in the style of, Samuel Butler's Hudibras, a mock-heroic satirical poem (1663-78) in iambic-tetrameter and rhyming couplets, ridiculing the Puritans.
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Alternative spelling of Hudibrastic.
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Origin of hudibrastic

  • After Hudibras a satiric epic by Samuel Butler

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition