glottal stop


linguistics : a speech sound made by briefly stopping the flow of air through the vocal cords

Full Definition of GLOTTAL STOP

:  the interruption of the breath stream during speech by closure of the glottis

First Known Use of GLOTTAL STOP



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July 07, 2015
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