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Definitions of pyrrhic:
  • noun:   an ancient Greek dance imitating the motions of warfare
  • noun:   a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed syllables
  • adjective:   of or relating to or resembling Pyrrhus or his exploits (especially his sustaining staggering losses in order to defeat the Romans)
    Example: "A Pyrrhic victory"
  • adjective:   of or relating to or containing a metrical foot of two unstressed syllables
    Example: "Pyrrhic verses"
  • adjective:   of or relating to a war dance of ancient Greece
    Example: "Pyrrhic dance movements"

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