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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or consisting of a metrical foot consisting of a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syllable.

Usage examples (32)
  • trochaic dactyl
  • It is what has been heretofore called trochaic verse.
  • The metre is the eight-syllable trochaic, which is the commonest metre used by the Esthonians and Finns.
  • The trochaic line is generally stiff and thumping. for more
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