egressive

[ih-gres-iv]

adjective

of or relating to egress.
Phonetics. produced with an outward flow of air from the lungs, as most speech sounds (opposed to ingressive).

Nearby words

  1. egr,
  2. egr valve,
  3. egregious,
  4. egress,
  5. egression,
  6. egret,
  7. egypt,
  8. egypt.,
  9. egyptiac,
  10. egyptian

Origin of egressive

1685–95; < Latin ēgress(us) (see egression) + -ive

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