- In single syllables.
- He was moody all day, answering questions monosyllabically and refusing to join our games.
monosyllabic + -ally
Variant of monosyllabic
- having only one syllable: a monosyllabic word
- consisting of monosyllables
- using, or speaking in, monosyllables, often so as to seem terse or uncommunicative
Origin of monosyllabicMedieval Latin monosyllabicus