Definition of egressive in English:


Syllabification: e·gres·sive
Pronunciation: /iˈgresiv


  • (Of a speech sound) produced using the normal outward-flowing airstream. Compare with ingressive.
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    • Pulmonic egressive sounds are found in all human languages.
    • We examine how movement patterns are modified when speakers change from an egressive to ingressive airstream.

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