asyllabic

[ ey-si-lab-ik ]
/ ˌeɪ sɪˈlæb ɪk /

adjective


Nearby words

  1. aswan high dam,
  2. aswarm,
  3. aswirl,
  4. aswoon,
  5. asylee,
  6. asylum,
  7. asylum seeker,
  8. asymbolia,
  9. asymmetric,
  10. asymmetric bars

Origin of asyllabic

First recorded in 1745–55; a-6 + syllabic

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British Dictionary definitions for asyllabic

asyllabic

/ (ˌæsɪˈlæbɪk, ˌeɪ-) /

adjective

not functioning in the manner of a syllable
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