Definition of nonsense syllable in English:

nonsense syllable

Syllabification: non·sense syl·la·ble

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

  • An arbitrarily formed syllable with no meaning, especially in songs or as used in memory experiments and tests.

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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody