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limericknoun [C]

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