trisyllabic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

tri- +‎ syllabic

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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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NounEdit

trisyllabic (plural trisyllabics)

  1. a word comprising three syllables