Definition of quadrisyllabic in English:

quadrisyllabic

noun

  • A word or metrical foot consisting of four syllables.

adjective

  • That has four syllables.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Charles Burney (1726–1814), musician and author. From quadri- + syllabic. With the adjective compare French quadrisyllabique.

Pronunciation

quadrisyllabic

/ˌkwɒdrɪsɪˈlabɪk/