Definition of octosyllable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈäktōˌsiləb(ə)l/


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!


Having eight syllables.

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Syllabification: oc·to·syl·la·ble

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