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Meaning of ANASTROPHE

Pronunciation:  u'nastrufee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the reversal of the normal order of words
 

ANASTROPHE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: inversion
 
 See Also: rhetorical device

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*nas"tro*phe\, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to turn up or back;
? + ? to turn.] (Rhet. & Gram.)
An inversion of the natural order of words; as, echoed the
hills, for, the hills echoed.

 

 

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