Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

epenthesize

[uh-pen-thuh-sahyz]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
verb (used with object), ep·en·the·sized, ep·en·the·siz·ing.
  1. to insert as an epenthetic sound.
Show More
Also especially British, ep·en·the·sise.

Origin of epenthesize

First recorded in 1875–80; epenthes(is) + -ize
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018