monosyllable

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Etymology[edit]

From mono- +‎ syllable.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

monosyllable (plural monosyllables)

  1. A word of one syllable.
  2. (UK, slang, obsolete) A euphemism for the word cunt
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References[edit]
  • 1811, Lexicon Balatronicum: Monosyllable, a woman's commodity.

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