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Definition of "trochaic" [tro•cha•ic]

  • Of, relating to, or consisting of trochees. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "trochaic" in a sentence
  • "The metre is the eight-syllable trochaic, which is the commonest metre used by the Esthonians and Finns."
  • "It is what has been heretofore called trochaic verse."
  • "If "trochaic" measures do not always trip it on a light fantastic toe, neither do"