[ guht-er-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈgʌt ər əˌlaɪz /
verb (used with object), gut·tur·al·ized, gut·tur·al·iz·ing.
to speak or pronounce (something) in a guttural manner.
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.
to speak gutturally.
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Also especially British, gut·ter·al·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM gutturalizegut·tur·al·i·za·tion, noun
Words nearby gutturalize
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British Dictionary definitions for gutturalize
/ (ˈɡʌtərəˌlaɪz) /
(tr) phonetics to change into a guttural speech sound or pronounce with guttural articulation or pharyngeal constriction
to speak or utter in harsh raucous tones
Derived forms of gutturalizegutturalization or gutturalisation, noun
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