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See definition of limerick on Dictionary.com
  • as inode
  • as inpoem
  • as infive
  • as inpoesy

synonyms for limerick

  • ballad
  • composition
  • lyric
  • poesy
  • rhyme
  • song
  • sonnet
  • verse
  • epode
  • rhyme
  • poetry
  • writing
  • verse
  • lyric
  • epic
  • composition
  • ballad
  • song
  • beat
  • creation
  • poesy
  • rime
  • words
  • ode
  • sonnet
  • lines
  • rune
  • haiku
  • quatrain
  • free verse
  • blank verse
  • sestina
  • villanelle
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How to use limerick in a sentence

When we ask for a limerick, we want it to observe several rules.
GET YOUR ’RICK ROLLING: STYLE INVITATIONAL LIMERICK GUIDEPAT MYERS (EMPRESS OF THE STYLE INVITATIONAL)JUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s probably okay, though, if you’ve just shared your limerick with friends on your Facebook page, on a little-seen blog, etc.
GET YOUR ’RICK ROLLING: STYLE INVITATIONAL LIMERICK GUIDEPAT MYERS (EMPRESS OF THE STYLE INVITATIONAL)JUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The best of our limericks build to a punchline, a clever ending.
GET YOUR ’RICK ROLLING: STYLE INVITATIONAL LIMERICK GUIDEPAT MYERS (EMPRESS OF THE STYLE INVITATIONAL)JUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Invitational is a humor contest, and so we want our limericks to be clever and funny.
GET YOUR ’RICK ROLLING: STYLE INVITATIONAL LIMERICK GUIDEPAT MYERS (EMPRESS OF THE STYLE INVITATIONAL)JUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Good luck — and be sure to keep your limerick chops warmed up for our annual Limerixicon contest in August.
GET YOUR ’RICK ROLLING: STYLE INVITATIONAL LIMERICK GUIDEPAT MYERS (EMPRESS OF THE STYLE INVITATIONAL)JUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Now the Waterford and Limerick were to lose, not only the Ennis line, but all their lines and their own identity as well.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
On the 8th we ran our first running power train, and the Joy Bells rang in Limerick.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
If only we could obtain running powers to Limerick and carry them back to Ireland, we should have secured some of the spoil.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Clanricarde himself dared not say a word, and Limerick threatened to be soon as bad as Galway.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
He had spoiled the Sheriff of Limerick and threatened to cut his tongue out for complaining.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
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WORDS RELATED TO LIMERICK

  • cinque
  • cinquefoil
  • limerick
  • lustrum
  • pentacle
  • pentad
  • pentagon
  • pentagram
  • pentangle
  • quincunx
  • quinquennial
  • quinquennium
  • quintette
  • quintuple
  • quintuplet
  • quintuplets. associatedwords: quinary
  • quintuplicate
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