choliamb definition

  • noun:
    • A limping iamb.
    • A verse having an iambus when you look at the fifth spot, and a spondee in sixth or final.
    • In prosody, a variety of iambic trimeter with a trochee due to the fact 6th base as opposed to the regular iambus.

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