words of one syllable

words of one syllable

Very simple words; terms that are easy to understand. You're an astrophysicist and I'm not, so please, explain this concept in words of one syllable so I might have a chance of understanding it!
See also: of, one, syllable, word
References in classic literature ?
"Can't you put it simply in words of one syllable?"
I think that having learned our letters we should read the best that is in literature, and not be forever repeating our a-b-abs, and words of one syllable, in the fourth or fifth classes, sitting on the lowest and foremost form all our lives.
Composed of words of one syllable, for literary babes who never tire of testifying their delight in the vapid compound by appropriate googoogling.
"Bill" was a sturdy fellow, aged four-and-twenty, an excellent stone-sawyer, who could get as good wages as any man in the trade of his years; but he found a reading lesson in words of one syllable a harder matter to deal with than the hardest stone he had ever had to saw.
Despite constantly stating in words of one syllable that the exit deal will not be renegotiated the EU negotiating team are astonished that the Brexiters are still claiming that they can do better than the previous team of incompetents.
Scotland's chief prosector would no doubt be able to produce plenty of reasons for this if he was ever moved to properly communicate in words of one syllable with the public to whom he is supposed to answer.
Alison Conway, from Northumberland and Tyneside EGB group, said: "Rachael talked about how to make the aides clear and unambiguous - words of one syllable for the horse.
I go for plain English and words of one syllable. A software contract should reflect what the business needs."
Shouldn't the PFA - using words of one syllable to ensure players understand - point out that the manly response to insults is to play better and ignore them?
And for every moronic question I ask, they patiently explain in words of one syllable.
In fact I'll do it in words of one syllable: It is here to stay."
She gave her father and James both barrels - and in words of one syllable.
If you were in any doubt as to the political stance of any of our national newspapers, then last Friday's headlines spelt them out in words of one syllable. Our politicians might still be capable of political discourse, but our papers evidently are not.
The result is cars in places on the table where there is not enough room and they end up falling off or piling on top of each other - I would explain all this to him in easily understood words of one syllable.Finally, I would tell him that most people would happily pay a toll in order to use a clear flowing, high quality road, such as in France but that is not the case here.
Most of it, I wouldn't know what to do with if it jumped up, bit me on the backside and explained itself in words of one syllable. Frankly, I'm suspicious about first-time blinkers, tongue straps and the entire handicap system, so the news that a horse has got one in the oven is unlikely to stir me into action.