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Polysyllable, pol′i-sil-a-bl, n. a word of many or of more than three syllables.
The formidable polysyllable simply means, "Hatchets rattling inside the baskets of the carpenters."Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before|George Turner
"Answer me, you—" He added a brisk polysyllable in Mixo-Lydian, with the desired effect.The Ego Machine|Henry Kuttner
Yes, it is a polysyllable'—as, indeed, he had added an unnecessary syllable.The Young Step-Mother|Charlotte M. Yonge
(crossing herself with superstitious awe at the polysyllable).The Cloister and the Hearth|Charles Reade