1.Definition: (of speech sounds) forming the nucleus of a syllable
"The syllabic `nl' in `riddle'"
2.Definition: (of verse) having lines based on number of syllables rather than on rhythmical arrangement of stresses or quantities
3.Definition: consisting of a syllable or syllables
4.Definition: consisting of or using a syllabary
"Eskimos of the eastern Arctic have a system of syllabic writing"
5.Definition: of or relating to syllables
"Syllabic accent", "Syllabic characters each represent a syllable"