[kawr-ee-am-buh s, kohr-]
noun, plural cho·ri·am·bi [kawr-ee-am-bahy kohr-] /ˌkɔr iˈæm baɪ ˌkoʊr-/, cho·ri·am·bus·es.
Origin of choriambus
1840–50; < Late Latin < Greek choríambos, equivalent to chor(eîos) choric + íambos iamb
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The choriambus is a verse-foot consisting of a trochee united with and preceding an iambus, -∪∪-.