Multisyllable
Multisyllable Mul"ti*syl`la*ble, n. [Multi- + syllable.] A word of many syllables; a polysyllable. [R.] -- {Mul`ti*syl*lab"ic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • multisyllable — /mul ti sil euh beuhl/, n. polysyllable. [1960 65; MULTI + SYLLABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • multisyllable — mul·ti·syllable …   English syllables

  • multisyllable — mul′ti•syl la•ble n …   From formal English to slang

  • multisyllable — ˈməltə̇+ˌ noun Etymology: multi + syllable : a word of many syllables * * * /mul ti sil euh beuhl/, n. polysyllable. [1960 65; MULTI + SYLLABLE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Multisyllabic — Multisyllable Mul ti*syl la*ble, n. [Multi + syllable.] A word of many syllables; a polysyllable. [R.] {Mul ti*syl*lab ic}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stuttering — or stammering or dysphemia Speech defect affecting the rhythm and fluency of speech, with involuntary repetition of sounds or syllables and intermittent blocking or prolongation of sounds, syllables, and words. Stutterers consistently have… …   Universalium

  • multisyllability — ˌməltə̇ˌsiləˈbiləd.ē noun Etymology: multisyllable + ity : the quality or state of being multisyllabic …   Useful english dictionary

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