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choliambus

cho·li·am·bus
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koh-lee-am-buh s]
    • /ˌkoʊ liˈæm bəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koh-lee-am-buh s]
    • /ˌkoʊ liˈæm bəs/

Definition of choliambus word

  • noun plural choliambus a line of iambic meter with a spondee or trochee replacing the last foot. 1

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Parts of speech for Choliambus

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

choliambus popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

choliambus usage trend in Literature

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