Meaning of dithyramb
Pronunciation: (dith'u-ram", -ramb"), [key]
- a Greek choral song or chant of vehement or wild character and of usually irregular form, originally in honor of Dionysus or Bacchus.
- any poem or other composition having similar characteristics, as an impassioned or exalted theme or irregular form.
- any wildly enthusiastic speech or writing.
- dithyramb (Thesaurus)