Recent Examples of polysyllabic from the Web
Mr. Rodríguez-Lopez’s guitar riffs stop and start, churn and flail; Cedric Bixler-Zavala sings salvos of polysyllabic lyrics, flinging dystopian imagery in all directions.
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Origin and Etymology of polysyllabic
First Known Use: 1774See Words from the same year
POLYSYLLABIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of polysyllabic for English Language Learners
: having more than three syllables
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