Sapphic meaning

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Of or relating to lesbianism.
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Of or relating to the Greek poet Sappho.
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Of, relating to, or being a verse characteristic of Sappho, containing 11 syllables and consisting of a trochee, a spondee or trochee, a dactyl, a trochee, and a spondee or trochee.
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Relating to or being a stanza of three such verses followed by a verse consisting of a dactyl followed by a spondee or trochee.
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Relating to or being an ode made up of such stanzas.
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Of, relating to, or being a verse, stanza, or poem in accentual-syllabic meter composed in imitation of Sapphic quantitative verse.
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A Sapphic meter, verse, stanza, or ode.
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Of Sappho.
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Designating or of certain meters or a form of stanza or strophe used by or named after Sappho, esp. a stanza of three lines, of five or six stresses each, followed by a short line.
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A Sapphic verse.
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Relating to lesbianism; lesbian.

Clinton and I became peripherally involved with a pair of Leckford Road girls who, principally sapphic in their interests, would arrange for sessions of group frolic. Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22

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Relating to the Greek poetess Sappho from Lesbos or her poetry.
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(poetry) Of a certain kind of verse reputed to have been invented by Sappho, consisting of five metrical feet, of which the first, fourth, and fifth are trochees, the second is a spondee, and the third a dactyl.
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Alternative capitalization of sapphic: relating to lesbianism; lesbian.
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Origin of sapphic

From Ancient Greek Σαπφώ (Sapphō, “the Greek poet") + -ic.