ingressive

adjective
in·​gres·​sive | \ in-ˈgre-siv How to pronounce ingressive (audio) \

Definition of ingressive

1 : of, relating to, or involving ingress especially : produced by ingress of air into the vocal tract ingressive sounds

Other Words from ingressive

ingressive noun
ingressiveness noun

First Known Use of ingressive

1649, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ingressive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ingressive. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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