Monosyllable definition

mŏnə-sĭlə-bəl
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A word or an utterance of one syllable.
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A word of one syllable.
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Noun

Singular:
monosyllable
Plural:
monosyllables

Origin of monosyllable

  • From Latin monosyllabum from Greek monosullabon mono- mono- sullabē syllable syllable

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition