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glottal Syllabification: glot·tal
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlädl/

Definition of glottal in English:


Of or produced by the glottis.
Example sentences
  • Modern phoneticians would more precisely categorize such consonants into velar, uvular, pharyngeal, and glottal articulations.
  • Many have strangely unresonant, throat-blocked, or glottal voices and use ‘up-talk,’ the tendency to end all sentences in a rising, questioning inflection.’
  • But one thing holds him back: the facial tics, glottal sounds, and uncontrollable gestures of Tourette's Syndrome.

Words that rhyme with glottal

axolotl, bottle, dottle, mottle, pottle, throttle, wattle
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