stress–group

noun

Definition of stress–group

  1. :  a unit of speech sound constituted by a single primary stress and usually marked by relatively open juncture or pause before and after :  a single syllable with primary stress or a series of syllables united by the fact that among them there is only one with primary stress

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up stress–group? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!