spondee

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Spondee refers to the quality of a word or term to comprise two equally stressed syllables. Examples of spondee words include:

  • airplane
  • armchair
  • baseball
  • birthday
  • cheeseball
  • cowboy
  • doormat
  • drawbridge
  • duckpond
  • eardrum
  • football
  • footprint
  • grandson

  • greyhound
  • haircut
  • handprint
  • handshake
  • hardware
  • headlight
  • horseshoe
  • hotdog
  • iceberg
  • icecream
  • mushroom
  • nightgown
  • nighttime
  • oatmeal
  • padlock
  • pancake
  • playground
  • railroad
  • schoolboy
  • sidewalk
  • sunrise
  • sunset
  • toothbrush
  • woodwork
  • workshop

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