[ dahy-sil-uh-buhl, dahy-sil-, dih- ]
/ ˈdaɪˌsɪl ə bəl, daɪˈsɪl-, dɪ- /
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a word of two syllables.
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Words nearby disyllable
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Example sentences from the Web for disyllable
Every pentameter of the amatory poems and the first fifteen Heroides ends in a disyllable.
In a disyllable the vowel is long by the 'apex' rule, as in 'hyphen'.Society for Pure English Tract 4|John Sargeaunt
British Dictionary definitions for disyllable
/ (ˈdaɪsɪləbəl, dɪˈsɪl-) /
a variant of dissyllable
Derived forms of disyllabledisyllabic (ˌdaɪsɪˈlæbɪk, ˌdɪ-), adjective
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