tri·​syl·​la·​ble ˈtrī-ˌsi-lə-bəl How to pronounce trisyllable (audio)
: a word of three syllables

Word History

First Known Use

1589, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trisyllable was in 1589

Dictionary Entries Near trisyllable

Cite this Entry

“Trisyllable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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