American English

Definition of syllabic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    syllabic

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//sɪˈlæbɪk//
     
    (phonetics)
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1 based on syllables syllabic stress
  2. 2 (of a consonant) forming a whole syllable, for example/l/ in settle
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: syllabic