polysyllabically
adverb see polysyllabic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • polysyllabically — See polysyllabic. * * * …   Universalium

  • polysyllabically — adverb In a polysyllabic way …   Wiktionary

  • polysyllabically — poly·syllabically …   English syllables

  • polysyllabically — adverb in a polysyllabic manner • Derived from adjective: ↑polysyllabic * * * adverb see polysyllabic * * * polysyllabˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑poly …   Useful english dictionary

  • polysyllabic — polysyllabically, adv. /pol ee si lab ik/, adj. 1. consisting of several, esp. four or more, syllables, as a word. 2. characterized by such words, as a language, piece of writing, etc. Also, polysyllabical. [1650 60; < ML polysyllab(us) of many… …   Universalium

  • polysyllabic — adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin polysyllabus, from Greek polysyllabos, from poly + syllabē syllable Date: 1782 1. having more than one and usually more than three syllables 2. characterized by words of many syllables • polysyllabically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • multisyllabically — adverb In a multisyllabic way. Syn: polysyllabically …   Wiktionary

  • polysyllabic — adjective having more than one syllable. ↘using words of many syllables. Derivatives polysyllabically adverb polysyllable noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • polysyllabic — [päl΄i si lab′ik] adj. [ML polysyllabus < Gr polysyllabos < poly , POLY + syllabē, SYLLABLE + IC] 1. having several, esp. four or more, syllables 2. characterized by polysyllables: Also polysyllabical polysyllabically adv …   English World dictionary

  • polysyllabic — adj. 1 (of a word) having many syllables. 2 characterized by the use of words of many syllables. Derivatives: polysyllabically adv …   Useful english dictionary

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