dissyllable dissyllable

Definition(s):

  • (n) a word having two syllables

Usage(s):

  1. The only possible reason for seeing it is the work of Robert Newton, an excellent actor who can put amazing variety and intensity of meaning into the oft-repeated dissyllable .
  2. Of course, Webster allows that it was "formerly often" a dissyllable, and Shakespeare found it handier thus six times out of seven.
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