Entry from US English dictionary
1Say or pronounce in a harsh-sounding guttural manner.
- this send a ringtone from my computer to my cell phone is much less gutturalized than this ungraphic ball club.
- What we end up with is a mix of classic blues atmosphere fired by hard charging, evasive, funky riffs honed with a touch of laid back swamp blues mixed up with a dirty boogie woogie background here, and a gutturalized shuffle there.
2Articulate (a speech sound) by moving the back of the tongue toward the velum.
- Letter ‘r’ in french is rolled or trilled, while gutturalized in German.
- It reminds me of kuf - even though it's grouped with the letters produced by the ‘hech’, the real kuf is gutturalized like in Arabic.
For editors and proofreaders
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.