Definition of Pindaric

1. Noun. An ode form used by Pindar; has triple groups of triple units.

Exact synonyms: Pindaric Ode
Generic synonyms: Ode



Definition of Pindaric

1. a. Of or pertaining to Pindar, the Greek lyric poet; after the style and manner of Pindar; as, Pindaric odes.

Definition of Pindaric

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to Pindar ¹

2. Noun. An ode of an irregular form erroneously derived from Pindar, popular in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pindaric

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Pimpri-Chinchwad
Pinaceae
Pinard
Pinard's manoeuvre
Pinatubo
Pinay
Pinays
Pinchas Zukerman
Pinckneya
Pinckneya pubens
Pinctada
Pinctada margaritifera
Pincus
Pindar
Pindaric (current term)
Pindaric flight
Pindaric flights
Pindaric ode
Pindarical
Pindarick
Pindarics
Pindarism
Pindarisms
Pindarist
Pindarists
Pindborg
Pindborg tumour
Pine Bluff
Pine Tree State

Literary usage of Pindaric

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Now it is this Pindaric discursiveness, this Pindaric unrestraint as to the matter, which has led poets to attempt to imitate him by adopting an unrestraint ..."

2. A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day by George Saintsbury (1908)
"... dwindled under its shade ; and how the apparently robuster Pindaric was but a— let us say a cabbage-stalk-staff, against its tyrannous / domination. ..."

3. The Growth and Influence of Classical Greek Poetry: Lectures Delivered in by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1893)
"As to the effect which such an ode would have of a Pindaric produced when performed with ... But the comparison between the Pindaric ode and the oratorio, ..."

4. The Growth and Influence of Classical Greek Poetry: Lectures Delivered in by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1893)
"But the comparison between the Pindaric ode and the oratorio, so far as it is valid ... No Greek except Pindar succeeded General effect of a Pindaric ode. ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Now it is this Pindaric discursiveness, this Pindaric unrestraint as to the matter, which has led poets to attempt to imitate him by adopting an unrestraint ..."

6. A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day by George Saintsbury (1908)
"... dwindled under its shade ; and how the apparently robuster Pindaric was but a— let us say a cabbage-stalk-staff, against its tyrannous / domination. ..."

7. The Growth and Influence of Classical Greek Poetry: Lectures Delivered in by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1893)
"As to the effect which such an ode would have of a Pindaric produced when performed with ... But the comparison between the Pindaric ode and the oratorio, ..."

8. The Growth and Influence of Classical Greek Poetry: Lectures Delivered in by Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1893)
"But the comparison between the Pindaric ode and the oratorio, so far as it is valid ... No Greek except Pindar succeeded General effect of a Pindaric ode. ..."

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