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Noun: limerick  li-mu-rik
  1. A humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme aabba
Noun: Limerick  li-mu-rik
  1. Port city in southwestern Ireland

Derived forms: limericks

Type of: city, metropolis, port, rhyme, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn], verse

Part of: Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland

Encyclopedia: Limerick, Ontario