Definition of octosyllable in English:

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octosyllable

Pronunciation: /ˈɒktə(ʊ)ˌsɪləb(ə)l/

noun

A word or line of verse with eight syllables.
Example sentences
  • Meyer's version employs a spare free verse that is very Ibsenish, even though Ibsen composed here in rhymed octosyllables!

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Line breaks: octo|syl¦lable

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