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[ non-si-lab-ik ]
/ ˌnɒn sɪˈlæb ɪk /

adjective (of a speech sound)

not forming a syllable or the nucleus of a syllable.

Nearby words

nonsulfide, nonsupport, nonsurgical, nonsusceptibility, nonswimmer, nonsyllabic, nonsymmetric, nontarget, nontaxable, nonteaching, nontechnical

Origin of nonsyllabic

First recorded in 1905–10; non- + syllabic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019