from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A limping iamb.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A verse having an iambus in the fifth place, and a spondee in the sixth or last.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In prosody, a variety of iambic trimeter with a trochee as the sixth foot instead of the regular iambus.


Latin choliambus. (Wiktionary)


Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.