Definition of Choriamb

1. n. Same as Choriambus.



Definition of Choriamb

1. Noun. A choriambus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Choriamb

1. a type of metrical foot [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Choriamb

choreographies
choreographing
choreographist
choreographists
choreographs
choreography
choreoid
choreology
choreophrasia
chorepiscopal
chores
choreus
choreuses
choria
chorial
choriamb (current term)
choriambi
choriambic
choriambics
choriambs
choriambus
choriambuses
choric
chorine
chorines
choring
chorio-
chorioadenoma
chorioallantoic
chorioallantoic graft

Literary usage of Choriamb

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1. The Metres of the Greeks and Romans: A Manual for Schools and Private Study by Eduard Munk (1844)
"... the principal verse consists of a monometer troch. acat., a choriamb, ... arsis of the choriamb, and the diaeresis after the second arsis ofthe same. ..."

2. The Verse of Greek Comedy by John Williams White (1912)
"One might feel doubt which form the choriamb would assume. ... The rhythmical value of the protracted form of the choriamb is ι- ^ -, because ..."

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