Meaning of trochee

tro•chee

Pronunciation: (trō'kē), [key]
— n. Pros.
  1. a foot of two syllables, a long followed by a short in quantitative meter, or a stressed followed by an unstressed in accentual meter.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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