Definition of trochaic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

trochaic

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//trəʊˈkeɪɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//troʊˈkeɪɪk//
 
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(of rhythm in poetry) in which one strong or long syllable is followed by one weak or short syllable the trochaic metre of the poem compare iambic