glottalize

[ glot-l-ahyz ]
/ ˈglɒt lˌaɪz /

verb (used with object), glot·tal·ized, glot·tal·iz·ing. Phonetics.

to pronounce with glottal coarticulation.

Nearby words

  1. glossy,
  2. glossy snake,
  3. glottal,
  4. glottal stop,
  5. glottalic airstream,
  6. glottalized,
  7. glottic,
  8. glottidean,
  9. glottides,
  10. glottis

Also especially British, glot·tal·ise.

Origin of glottalize

First recorded in 1945–50; glottal + -ize

Related formsglot·tal·i·za·tion, noun

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