in words of one syllable

Definition of in words of one syllable

  1. :  in clear and simple terms We explained our views to the press in words of one syllable.

Word by Word Definitions

wordplay words
  1. :  something that is said

    :  talk, discourse

    :  the text of a vocal musical composition

  1. :  speak

    :  to express in words :  phrase

syllableplay
  1. :  a unit of spoken language that is next bigger than a speech sound and consists of one or more vowel sounds alone or of a syllabic consonant alone or of either with one or more consonant sounds preceding or following

    :  one or more letters (such as syl, la, and ble) in a word (such as syl*la*ble) usually set off from the rest of the word by a centered dot or a hyphen and roughly corresponding to the syllables of spoken language and treated as helps to pronunciation or as guides to placing hyphens at the end of a line

    :  the smallest conceivable expression or unit of something :  jot

  1. :  to give a number or arrangement of syllables to (a word or verse)

    :  to express or utter in or as if in syllables


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