falling rhythm

noun

Definition of falling rhythm

: rhythm with stress occurring regularly on the first syllable of each foot — compare rising rhythm

First Known Use of falling rhythm

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Falling rhythm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/falling%20rhythm. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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