as in expression
a lexical item that has only one syllable He answered all their questions with monosyllables like "yes" and "no."

Synonyms & Similar Words


Thesaurus Entries Near monosyllable

Cite this Entry

“Monosyllable.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on monosyllable

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!