Definition of dithyrambic in US English:

dithyrambic

adjective

  • See dithyramb

    • ‘The dithyrambic chorus is a chorus of the transformed.’
    • ‘Even Shelton had waxed philosophical and dithyrambic at his passing.’
    • ‘Such is the case with Herrick's ‘Fare-well to Sack,’ a dithyrambic ode.’
    • ‘From time to time he'd been forced to wax dithyrambic even about the pretend engineers.’

Pronunciation

dithyrambic

/ˌdiTHəˈrambik//ˌdɪθəˈræmbɪk/