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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A word having two syllables.

Usage examples (8)
  • We had to find 100 disyllable words for our assignment.
  • The six-letter disyllable comes from the verb "gaver" (to stuff).
  • The six-letter disyllable comes from the verb "gaver" to stuff.
  • = The word is metrically suited to the second half of the pentameter, before the disyllable: compare Tib I ii 70 & II iii 52, for more
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