monosyllabic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"monosyllabic" in British English

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monosyllabicadjective

uk   /ˌmɒn.ə.sɪˈlæb.ɪk/  us   /ˌmɑː.noʊ-/

monosyllabic adjective (PERSON)

disapproving saying very little in a way that is ​rude or ​unfriendly: He ​grunted a monosyllabic ​reply.

monosyllabic adjective (WORD)

specialized language containing only one ​syllable
monosyllabically
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.kəl.i/ disapproving
(Definition of monosyllabic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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