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gutturalize

[ guht-er-uh-lahyz ]

verb (used with object)

, gut·tur·al·ized, gut·tur·al·iz·ing.
  1. to speak or pronounce (something) in a guttural manner.
  2. Phonetics. to change into, pronounce as, or supplement with a guttural or gutturalized sound.


verb (used without object)

, gut·tur·al·ized, gut·tur·al·iz·ing.
  1. to speak gutturally.

gutturalize

/ ˈɡʌtərəˌlaɪz /

verb

  1. tr phonetics to change into a guttural speech sound or pronounce with guttural articulation or pharyngeal constriction
  2. to speak or utter in harsh raucous tones


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Derived Forms

  • ˌgutturaliˈzation, noun
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Other Words From

  • guttur·al·i·zation noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of gutturalize1

First recorded in 1815–25; guttural + -ize

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