postconsonantal

[ pohst-kon-suh-nan-tl ]
/ ˌpoʊst kɒn səˈnæn tl /
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adjective Phonetics.

immediately following a consonant.

Nearby words

  1. postcolonial,
  2. postcomm,
  3. postcommissurotomy syndrome,
  4. postcommunion,
  5. postconciliar,
  6. postconsumer,
  7. postcordial,
  8. postcostal anastomosis,
  9. postcranial,
  10. postcubital

Origin of postconsonantal

First recorded in 1930–35; post- + consonantal

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Examples from the Web for postconsonantal

  • This applies more particularly to the verses affected by the question of postconsonantal h, which are quite few in number.

    The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick