prosodic

adjective
pro·​sod·​ic | \ prə-ˈsä-dik How to pronounce prosodic (audio) also -ˈzä- \
variants: or prosodical \ prə-​ˈsä-​di-​kəl How to pronounce prosodic (audio) also  -​ˈzä-​ \

Definition of prosodic

: of or relating to prosody

Other Words from prosodic

prosodically \ prə-​ˈsä-​di-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce prosodic (audio) also  -​ˈzä-​ \ adverb

First Known Use of prosodic

1764, in the meaning defined above

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“Prosodic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prosodic. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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