Definitions for "Anapest"
A metrical foot consisting of three syllables, the first two short, or unaccented, the last long, or accented (~ ~ -); the reverse of the dactyl. In Latin de-i-tas, and in English in-ter-vene', are examples of anapests.
a metrical foot or unit formed of three syllables, two unstressed beats followed by a stressed beat (–– ').
a metrical unit with unstressed-unstressed-stressed syllables
Keywords:  verse, composed, feet
A verse composed of such feet.