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Meaning of SESQUIPEDALIAN

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a very long word (a foot and a half long)
  2. [adj]  (of words) long and ponderous; having many syllables; "sesquipedalian technical terms"
  3. [adj]  given to the overuse of long words; "sesquipecalian orators"; "this sesquipedalian way of saying one has no money"
 

SESQUIPEDALIAN is a 14 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: long, polysyllabic, pretentious, sesquipedalia
 
 See Also: polysyllabic word, polysyllable

 

 

 

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