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Definition of trochee noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

trochee

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈtroʊki//
 
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a unit of sound in poetry consisting of one strong or long syllable followed by one weak or short syllable
NAmE//troʊˈkeɪɪk//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: trochee