compressed speech

  1. speech reproduced on tape at a faster rate than originally spoken, but without loss of intelligibility, by being filtered through a mechanism that deletes very small segments of the original signal at random intervals.

Origin of compressed speech

First recorded in 1965–70

Words Nearby compressed speech Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use compressed speech in a sentence

  • During the latter part of his life there was a return of his early fault of quick, nervous, compressed speech.

    Robert Toombs | Pleasant A. Stovall