• Definition for "polysyllable"
    • A word greater than three syllables.
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  • Sentence for "polysyllable"
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polysyllable definition

  • noun:
    • A word greater than three syllables.
    • A word with more than two syllables. Often found in a far more limited good sense.
    • A word of many syllables, or composed of even more syllables than three; -- terms of less than four syllables being known as monosyllables, dissyllables, and trisyllables.
    • A word of a number of syllables; often, a word of four or higher syllables, words of one syllable becoming known as monosyllables, those of two dissyllables, and those of three trisyllables.
    • a word of more than three syllables
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