glottal plosive

Definitions of glottal plosive
  1. noun
    a stop consonant articulated by releasing pressure at the glottis; as in the sudden onset of a vowel
    synonyms: glottal catch, glottal stop
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    type of:
    occlusive, plosive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, stop, stop consonant
    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
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