follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

primary accent

noun
1.
the principal or strongest stress of a word.
Also called primary stress.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for primary-accent

primary accent

noun
1.
(linguistics) the strongest accent in a word or breath group, as that on the first syllable of agriculture Compare secondary accent
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for primary accent

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for primary

14
15
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with primary-accent