Definition of syllabled in US English:



  • See syllable

    usually in combination ‘poems of few-syllabled lines’
    • ‘And yet the entire purpose of the exercise would remain lost in the half-baked intellectual stringing together of ten syllabled words.’
    • ‘Scientists who jabbered on needlessly using five syllabled words had always gotten on his nerves.’
    • ‘I wanted to send her a string of multi-syllabled expletives.’
    • ‘He couldn't say any more then a one syllabled word at the moment.’
    • ‘When Coriolanus does speak, it is often with an austere, minimally syllabled, and steely precision.’