monosyllabic Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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monosyllabic

adjective
 
 
/ˌmɒnəʊsɪˈlæbɪk/
using only short words such as 'yes' or 'no', usually because you do not want to talkNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasive
(Definition of monosyllabic from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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