Dictionary.com

asyllabic

[ ey-si-lab-ik ]
/ ˌeɪ sɪˈlæb ɪk /
Save This Word!

adjective
not syllabic.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!
Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between "it’s" and "its" in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 8
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.

Origin of asyllabic

First recorded in 1745–55; a-6 + syllabic
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

British Dictionary definitions for asyllabic

asyllabic
/ (ˌæsɪˈlæbɪk, ˌeɪ-) /

adjective
not functioning in the manner of a syllable
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK