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limerick

noun [C]  us   /ˈlɪm·ər·ɪk/
a humorous poem with five lines, the first two lines having the same final sound as the last line
Translations of “limerick”
in Vietnamese thể thơ hài hước năm câu…
in Spanish quintilla humorística…
in Thai กลอนตลก…
in Malaysian limerik…
in French poème humoristique…
in German der Limerik…
in Chinese (Traditional) 五行打油詩…
in Indonesian puisi lucu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 五行打油诗…
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