Polysyllabic in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Polysyllabic

describes a word that has more than one syllable

Examples of Polysyllabic in a sentence

Polysyllabic words containing more than one syllable are usually more difficult for young readers to pronounce.  🔊

The polysyllabic word is often mispronounced because the final syllable is pronounced unusually.  🔊

The doctor’s use of long, polysyllabic jargon confused the patients who couldn’t understand his fancy lingo.  🔊

In a polysyllabic word, it is the first syllable and not the last that sets the word’s tone.  🔊

The teacher encouraged her student to replace his short words with longer, polysyllabic ones.  🔊

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