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multisyllable

[muhl-ti-sil-uh-buh l]
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noun
  1. polysyllable.
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Origin of multisyllable

First recorded in 1960–65; multi- + syllable
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Examples from the Web for multisyllable

Historical Examples

  • Did you have the impression he searched for the multisyllable word?

    Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • Multisyllable, mul-ti-sil′a-bl, n. a word of many syllables.