He mimicked the nasal slur of former prime minister John Major.
As a nasal spray it keeps the passages moist and bacteria free, ideal for travel or ducted heating systems.
He walked with the air of a cardinal, emitting words with a nasal tone and melancholy gestures.
My partner gives me quite a hard time about it, but not as hard a time, she says, as I'm giving my nasal tubes.
Among them were some horrifying images of severe damage to nasal tissue caused by a child lodging a button battery in her nose.
Sometimes, instead of hanging down toward the nasal opening, it falls back into the pharynx.
There is one change of D to N (like what is called the nasal mutation in Welsh).
In the first case the nasal cavity, in the others the orbital or buccal cavity, were generally concurrently involved.
Sloane's nasal, twangy exclamation was clearly intended to provoke him further.
He had an odd voice, as though his nasal passages were completely blocked with a bad cold.
1650s, "of the nose," from French nasal, from Latin nasus "nose, the nose, sense of smell," from PIE *nas- (see nose (n.)). Of speech sounds, attested from 1660s. As a noun, "nasal letter or sound," from 1660s. Related: Nasality; nasalization.
nasal na·sal (nā'zəl)
Of, in, or relating to the nose.