Meaning of trisyllabic in English:


Pronunciation /trʌɪsɪˈlabɪk/

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See trisyllable

‘Resolutely accentualist in his outlook, he argued in a series of ‘Letters,’ that trisyllabic feet, whether dactylic or anapaestic, are fully congenial to English, ‘in spite of the Antijacobin’.’
  • ‘A disyllable or disyllabic word has two syllables, a trisyllable or trisyllabic word has three.’
  • ‘Treeswifts calls have been described as a squeal, with a few syllables grouped together to form a disyllabic or trisyllabic call.’