(Of a consonant) pronounced with the teeth and the tongue; dental.
More example sentences
- Callum spoke posh English, his accent all mellifluous vowels and dentilingual consonants.
- I had left the guttural Hindi sounds of Asia at home and was now luxuriating in the labial and dentilingual areas of Oceanian languages.
late 19th century: from Latin dens, dent- 'tooth' + lingual.
Definition of dentilingual in:
- The British & World English dictionary