labialize

verb
la·​bi·​al·​ize | \ ˈlā-bē-ə-ˌlīz How to pronounce labialize (audio) \
labialized; labializing

Definition of labialize

Other Words from labialize

labialization \ ˌlā-​bē-​ə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce labialize (audio) , -​byə-​lə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of labialize

1855, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about labialize

Time Traveler for labialize

Time Traveler

The first known use of labialize was in 1855

See more words from the same year

Statistics for labialize

Cite this Entry

“Labialize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/labialize. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Dog Breeds

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!