What does enjambment mean?

Definitions for enjambmentɛnˈdʒæm mənt, -ˈdʒæmb-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enjambment, enjambement(noun)

    the continuation of a syntactic unit from one line of verse into the next line without a pause


  1. enjambment(Noun)

    A technique in poetry whereby a sentence is carried over to the next line without pause.

  2. Origin: From French enjambement.


  1. Enjambment

    In poetry, enjambment or enjambement is the breaking of a syntactic unit or a clause over two or more lines without a punctuated pause.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Enjambment

    en-jamb′ment, n. in verse, the continuation of a sentence beyond the end of the line. [Fr.,—enjamberen, in, jambe, leg.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enjambment in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enjambment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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