trisyllabic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tri- +‎ syllabic

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trisyllabic ‎(not comparable)

  1. having three syllables
    • 1980 January 20, Asimov, Isaac, “A Cult of Ignorance”, in Newsweek, ISSN 0028-9604, page 19:
      [] how many nonelitist Americans can, without undue difficulty, read as many as a thousand consecutive words of small print, some of which may be trisyllabic?

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Noun[edit]

trisyllabic ‎(plural trisyllabics)

  1. a word comprised of three syllables